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Five Lessons on the Psychoanalytic Theory of Jacques Lacan
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher State Univ of New York Pr
Publication date August 1, 1998
Pages 158
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780791438312
ISBN-10 0791438317
Dimensions 0.50 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 0.90 lbs.
Original list price $52.50
Other format details university press
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Five Lessons on the Psychoanalytic Theory of Jacques Lacan is the first English translation of a classic text by one of the foremost commentators on Lacan's work. Juan-David Nasio makes numerous theoretical advances and eloquently demonstrates the clinical and practical import of Lacan's theory, even in its most difficult or obscure moments. What is distinctive, in the end, about Nasio's treatment of Lacan's theory is the extent to which Lacan's fundamental concepts--the unconscious, jouissance, and the body--become the locus of the overturning or exceeding of the discrete boundaries of the individual. The recognition of the implications of Lacan's psychoanalytic theory, then, brings the analyst to adopt what Nasio calls a "special listening."

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from State Univ of New York Pr (August 1, 1998)
9780791438312 | details & prices | 158 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $52.50
About: Five Lessons on the Psychoanalytic Theory of Jacques Lacan is the first English translation of a classic text by one of the foremost commentators on Lacan's work.
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from State Univ of New York Pr (August 1, 1998)
9780791438329 | details & prices | 158 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $31.95
About: In this first English translation of a classic text by one of the foremost commentators on Lacan's work, Nasio eloquently demonstrates the clinical and practical import of Lacan's theory, even in its most difficult or obscure moments.

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