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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In recent years, he has authored mysteries involving a character based on Jacques Lacan: Psychoanalytical Theory Freudian Psychology. The University of Queensland.

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The Complete Text forthcoming. Includes bibliographical references and index. 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. At first glance he is incomprehensible.

Lacan to the Letter — University of Minnesota Press

Lacan To The Letter: From fini 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 is a work of unmatched subtlety, depth, and detail, providing funk valuable new perspective on one of the twentieth century’s most important thinkers. 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 out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Jorge Rodighiero rated it it was amazing Mar 30, To read Lacan closely is to take him literally.

Sam Vann rated it lettrr was amazing Oct 01, Lacan’s writings are notoriously and deliberatly difficult to grasp. A must read for anyone interested in grasping Lacanian thought.

You also may like to try some of these bookshops lettter, which may or may not sell this item. Even after reading several secondary sources and commentators on Lacan, I must torpidly confess that he still remains an intellectual challenge.

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Trivia About Lacan to the Lett Chad rated it really liked it Feb 24, 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: Yianna rated it really liked it Jan 27, Open Preview See a Problem?


I don’t see how the book could be substantially improved, given the difficulty of Lacan’s ideas and texts.

Lacan to the Letter: Reading Écrits Closely (Book Review)

Or at least he left this one reader baffled, since one can see the painstaking lengths Fink had to traverse to remain faithful to lcan French. Fink is arguably the leading expositor of Lacan in the English speaking world today.

Fink expounds many important aspects of Lacanian theory in juxtaposition to Freud and in contradistinction to most post-Freudian schools of thought, including challenging most of what ego psychology champions. Lists What are lists?

Direct inquiries to the chair of the Publications Committee. Other Publications Journals Newsletters. 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 Ldtter was exposed to earlier, of the same name.

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