Joyce and Lacan: Reading, Writing and Psychoanalysis by Daniel Bristow

By Daniel Bristow

What occurs while the highbrow great of twentieth-century literature, James Joyce, is made an item of attention and reason for wish by means of the highbrow gigantic of recent psychoanalysis, Jacques Lacan???????

This is what?Joyce and Lacan?explores, within the 3 heavily interrelated components of examining, writing, and psychoanalysis, by way of delving into Joyce’s personal dating with psychoanalysis in his lifetime. The booklet concentrates totally on his final textual content, Finnegans Wake, the infamous hassle of which arises from its demanding the mind itself, and our personal tactics of analyzing. in addition to the centrality of the Wake, concepts of Joycean ontology, sanity, singularity, and sexuality are excavated from sustained research of his earliest writings onward.

To be ‘post-Joycean’, as Lacan describes it, capacity then to be within the wake not just of Joyce, but in addition of Lacan’s interventions at the Irish author made within the mid-70s. It was once this stumble upon that gave upward thrust to thoughts that experience won forex in today’s psychoanalytic conception and perform, and significance in wider serious contexts. The notions of the?sinthome, lalangue, and Lacan’s use of topology and knot thought are explored inside, in addition to new theories being launched.

The booklet can be of curiosity to psychoanalysts, literary theorists, and scholars and academics of literature, concept, or the works of Joyce and Lacan.?

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