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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Lacan To The Letter : Reading Ecrits Closely

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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. Psychoanalysis and the Challenge of Alcan Unveils the psychoanalytic undercurrents laca contemporary Islam. 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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Matthew rated it it was amazing Mar 04, I don’t see how the book could be substantially improved, given the difficulty of Lacan’s ideas and texts. May 05, Chelsea Szendi rated it really liked it Shelves: The University of Melbourne Library.

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Fink argues that poor translations have aided in our misunderstanding of Lacan, translations he seeks to rectify and explain. Home This editionEnglish, Book, Illustrated edition: The University of Queensland. 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: Add a tag Cancel Fashionable Nonsense.

The present volume is a first attempt to take up the implicit challenge: Among academe, on the other hand, Lacan has transcended the circumscribed world of psychoanalysis and is arguably a notable presence among many contemporary intellectuals in several disciplines across the humanities and the social and behavioral sciences.

University of New England. Yianna rated it really liked it Jan 27, Parramatta South Campus Library. His writing and spoken discourse is atrociously convoluted and fragmentary, letteg with scholarly condensations and tangential eccentric remarks culled from many different disciplines, is often purposely misleading and confusing, and at times psychotic in structure.

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

Fink’s writing is playful and refreshingly colloquial that will leave people who read his translation of Lacan’s own enigmatic texts baffled.

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A good interpretation of 10 of Lacan’s selected works from Ecrits. We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. When I embark upon a new course of study, I tend cink get obsessed. Bruce Fink is a practicing Lacanian psychoanalyst, analytic supervisor, and professor of psychology at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. Looking for beautiful books?

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A Selection New York: A must read for anyone interested in grasping Lacanian thought. Lacan’s writings are notoriously and deliberatly difficult to grasp.

Great introductory book if you’re looking to delve into Lacan’s Ecrits. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? University of Western Australia.

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As a translator and renowned proponent of Lacan’s works, Fink is an especially adept and congenial guide through the complexities of Lacanian literature and concepts. Sam Vann rated it it was amazing Oct 01, 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: