BRUCE FINK LACAN TO THE LETTER PDF
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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Be the first to add this to a list. University of Minnesota Press Coming soon. Once you read this, at least you can go back to Ecrits and see if you find his reading confirmed by the text. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Fink won’t lay out the coordinates to to smoothly sail you through the maelstrom, but he’ll show you plenty of ways to swim. Check copyright status Cite this Title Lacan to the letter: Book ratings by Goodreads. This has been quite invaluable in providing an entry point into Ecrits.
Some people who would know better than I that Fink misinterprets and mistranslates some key points of Lacan. And Lacan does not make it easy.
Lacan To The Letter : Bruce Fink :
Want to Read saving…. Bruce Fink is a practicing Lacanian psychoanalyst, analytic supervisor, and professor of psychology at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.
To read Lacan closely is to take him literally.
His writing and spoken discourse is atrociously convoluted and fragmentary, packed with scholarly condensations and tangential eccentric remarks culled from many different disciplines, is often purposely misleading and confusing, and at times psychotic letted structure.
Lacan to the Letter Reading Ecrits Closely Open Preview See a Problem? Fink’s writing is playful and refreshingly this book hasn’t quite made Lacan’s concepts understandable for someone who hasn’t read him at all.
Lacan to the Letter: Reading Écrits Closely
I revisited this book upon reading some Thf and in a delightfully retroactive manner, I realized that I couldn’t have summed up some of Lacan’s points any better. To ask other readers questions about Lacan to the Letterplease sign up.
Refresh and try again. And this is precisely what Bruce Fink does in this ambitious book, a fine analysis of Lacan’s work on language and psychoanalytic tre To read Lacan closely is to follow him to the letter, to take him literally, making the wager that he comes right out and says what he means in many cases, though much of his argument must be reconstructed through a line-by-line examination.
Aug 30, Adam rated it it was amazing Shelves: Mat Kline rated it it was amazing Feb 05, PsychologyTheory and Philosophy. Skip to content Skip to search. Related resource Table of contents at http: 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.
I suppose the biggest confusion arises from Lacan’s concept of the Other, which runs counter to Foucault’s, concept, and incidentally, the one that I was exposed to earlier, of the same name.
Lacan to the letter: A sterling guide fini titular Lacanian should omit. How to read Lacan literally.
‘Lacan to the Letter: Reading Écrits Closely’ by Bruce Fink
University of New England. Public Private login e. Fink’s reading of “Subversion of The Subject” is brilliant.
Books by Bruce Fink. Bruce Fink not only understands Lacan, he writes in a clear style, rendering the thought in an understandable way without sacrificing the complexity. University of Queensland Library. Parramatta South Campus Library. Fink is the author of six books on Lacan which have been translated into many different languages, including Spanish, Portuguese, German, Polish, Croatian, Greek, Turkish, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese: Separate different tags with a comma.
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 fhe Hors texte-knowledge and jouissance: And this is precisely what Bruce Fink does in this ambitious book, a fine analysis of Lacan’s work on language and psychoanalytic treatment conducted on the basis of a very close reading of texts in his Icrits: He served as Bruce Fink is a practicing Lacanian psychoanalyst and analytic supervisor.
Lacan to the Letter — University of Minnesota Press
Lacan has been highly vilified by many analysts for his highly abstruse theoretical corpus and his questionably unethical technical practices, eventually earning him the reputation of being the most famous analyst who was kicked out of the establishment—only to establish his own psychoanalytic tradition that has withstood the test of time.
About Bruce Fink Bruce Fink is a practicing Lacanian psychoanalyst, analytic supervisor, and professor of psychology at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.
Lacan’s writings are notoriously and deliberatly difficult to grasp. Subjects Lacan, Jacques, From a parsing of Lacan’s claim that “commenting on a text is like doing an analysis,” to sustained readings of “The Instance of the Letter in the Unconscious,” “The Direction of the Treatment,” and “Subversion of the Subject” with particular attention given to the workings of the Graph of DesireFink’s book hruce a work of unmatched subtlety, depth, and detail, providing a valuable new perspective on one of the twentieth century’s most important thinkers.
He devotes considerable space to notions that have been particularly prone to misunderstanding, notions such as “the sliding of the signified under the signifier,”or that have gone seemingly unnoticed, such as “the ego is the metonymy of desire. None of your libraries hold this item. To read Lacan closely is to follow him to the letter, to take him literally, making the wager that he comes right out and says what he means in many cases, though much of his argument must be reconstructed through a line-by-line examination.
A Selectionand Icrits: If not, you’re in a much better position to brude it towards your own reading.