Lacan to the Letter has 97 ratings and 10 reviews. Adam said: Masterful. A sterling guide no titular Lacanian should omit. Fink won’t lay out the coordin. Title. Lacan to the letter: reading Écrits closely /​ Bruce Fink. Author. Fink, Bruce, Published. Minneapolis, Minn. ; London: University of Minnesota Press. Author: Fink, Bruce Publisher: University of Minnesota Press, Reviewed By: Jon Mills, PsyD, PhD, ABPP, Vol 26 (2), pp. Lacan has been highly vilified.

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Psychoanalysis and the Challenge of Islam Unveils the psychoanalytic undercurrents of contemporary Islam. Hartmann, Kris, and Loewenstein Reading “The instance of the letter in the unconscious” Reading “The subversion of the subject” The Lacanian phallus and the square root of negative one Hors texte-knowledge and jouissance: In American psychoanalysis, Lacan is largely unknown or marginalized, and if regarded at all, he would be labeled an enigma at best. Bruce Fink as accomplished quite a feat in that he has rendered Lacan accessable, but without fostering the illusion of a definitive summation of his work.

He served as Professor of Psychology from to at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is currently an affiliated member of the Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center. Those curious or intimidated about Lacan may wish to start with this book, for Fink is arguably the leading expositor of Lacan in the English speaking world today.


Although this book provides a clear account of Lacan’s abstruse and often poetic essays and lectures, his stubborn unwillingness to sacrifice the complexity behind the details of the ways in which Lacan articulates his ideas e.

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‘Lacan to the Letter: Reading Écrits Closely’ by Bruce Fink

Lacan to the Letter Reading Ecrits Closely A friend and former teacher of mine, Richard Klein at Cornell University, once remarked that hardly anyone working on Lacan took the trouble to explicate his texts at length, preferring, apparently, to comment on his theoretical apparatus rather than on his actual writing.

And Lacan does not make it easy.

Ryan Anthony rated it really liked it Aug 23, Contents Lacanian technique in “The direction of the treatment” Lacan’s critique of the ego psychology troika: Comments and ghe What are comments? Lacan to the letter: About Bruce Fink Bruce Fink is a practicing Lacanian psychoanalyst, analytic supervisor, and professor of psychology at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.

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Aug 01, Jake added it. Or at least he left this one reader baffled, since one can see the painstaking lengths Fink had to traverse to remain faithful to the French.


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Lacan to the Letter: Reading Écrits Closely by Bruce Fink

fnik Be the first to add this to a list. At first glance he is incomprehensible. Lacan’s writings are notoriously and deliberatly difficult to grasp.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Bruce Fink is a practicing Lacanian psychoanalyst, analytic supervisor, and professor of psychology at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. Related resource Table of contents at thf Chad rated it really liked it Feb 24, Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Parramatta South Campus Library.

Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? Great introductory book if you’re looking to delve into Lacan’s Ecrits. The University of Melbourne. Even after reading several secondary sources and commentators on Lacan, Ladan must torpidly confess that he still remains an intellectual challenge. Home Current Catalogs Blog.