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differences (1 December 2017) 28 (3): 93–135.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Ani Maitra In radical Lacanian cultural critique, affirmations of unconscious desire and the reinvention of the symbolic order are frequently founded upon dismissals of the imaginary ego and its paranoid obsessions with meaning, coherence, and identity politics. By bringing Lacan’s theorization of...
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differences (1 September 2017) 28 (2): 46–64.
Published: 01 September 2017
... exogamy, and magic and obsessional rituals. Finally, the essay touches upon the body (in relation to language and the drives) in terms of the anxiety of “touch” characteristic of taboo. © 2017 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies Sigmund Freud Jacques Lacan...
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differences (1 May 2009) 20 (1): 40–86.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Charles Shepherdson This article explores the relation between the work of Lacan and Derrida, focusing on the use of modal logic in both writers (the categories of necessity, impossibility, contingency, and possibility). The author explores the structure of the aporia in Derrida as a peculiar...
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differences (1 September 2017) 28 (2): 65–85.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the feminine eroticizes the body and orients the drive toward its impossible object and that analysis is interminable because in both men and women the feminine is rejected by the ego. Lacan largely passes over Freud’s bisexual thesis. Through his reading of Wittgenstein, whose Tractatus takes up...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 74–93.
Published: 01 May 2010
... hypersensitivity to this issue, which has resulted in a proliferation of suggested translations and discussions up to and beyond Derrida. The second aspect becomes manifest in the transformation the translation undergoes from Kojève to his self-professed disciple, Lacan. Kojève's “taking down” becomes “raising...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 178–193.
Published: 01 May 2010
... other hand, theorizes not the event but the drive to theorize the event—including the event of femininity—to make it precisely some thing , a symptom. But, as Lacan emphasized, the facts miss the point, and naming things is not the same as being able to articulate “the thing” of lack, the real of...
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differences (1 May 2009) 20 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 May 2009
... identification or libidinal cathexes but by foregrounding the experience of the desiring subject. It takes as its point of departure Jacques Lacan's definition of anxiety as “the affect that responds to the desire of the Other.” If love is about the strategies of seduction that sustain the imaginary coherence of...
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differences (1 September 2010) 21 (2): 46–72.
Published: 01 September 2010
... discourse's limitations. This paper suggests that one of the limitations of Lacanian psychoanalysis resides in the too easy capitulation of the terms ``feminine'' and ``masculine'' to ``gendered'' readings. Arguing that Jacques Lacan's formulas of sexuation write against the facile collapse of sexual...
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differences (1 September 2017) 28 (2): 5–23.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the myths and signifiers that would allow them to evoke that experience. © 2017 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies anxiety death drive Sigmund Freud Jacques Lacan language Other transference This essay was originally given as a talk for the...
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differences (1 September 2017) 28 (2): 24–45.
Published: 01 September 2017
... but the manifestation of an unconscious quest by which we recognize desire. © 2017 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies act acting out drive Sigmund Freud Jacques Lacan repression transference Evoking the adage homo homini lupus , along...
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differences (1 December 2016) 27 (3): 106–118.
Published: 01 December 2016
... drive queer theory psychoanalysis Lynne Huffer antisociality Michel Foucault Georges Bataille Jacques Lacan This essay takes up the challenge of responding to Lynne Huffer’s Are the Lips a Grave? by questioning some of the assumptions sustaining the ethics it advances. That’s why I want to...
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differences (1 December 2002) 13 (3): 64–82.
Published: 01 December 2002
... . Lacan, Jacques. “The Mirror Stage as Formative of the Function of the I.” Ecrits . Trans. Alan Sheridan. New York: Norton, 1977 . Laplanche, J. and J.-B. Pontalis. The Language of Psycho-Analysis . Trans. Donald Nicholson-Smith. New York: Norton, 1973 . McNay, Lois. Gender and Agency...
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differences (1 May 2006) 17 (1): 6–19.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Enlightenment . Trans. Edmund Jephcott. Stanford: Stanford up, 2002 . Barthes, Roland. Sade, Fourier, Loyola . Trans. Richard Miller. New York: Hill and Wang, 1976 . Copjec, Joan. “The Body as Viewing Instrument or the Strut of Vision.” In Lacan in America . Ed. Jean-Michel Rabaté. New York: Other...
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differences (1 September 2017) 28 (2): 1–4.
Published: 01 September 2017
... he observes in the clinic but as a first-rate foray into “speculative philosophy”: an attempt to locate a “real” that is not given empirically and that therefore demands to be constructed (30). Like Jacques Lacan, who has developed the thesis of the death drive more fully than any other reader of...
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differences (1 May 2003) 14 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., Jacques Rancière, and Jacques Lacan, among others. Althusser, Louis. “Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses(Notes toward an Investigation).” Lenin and Philosophy and Other Essays . Trans. Ben Brewster. New York: Monthly Review, 1971 . 127 -88. ____. “Philosophy and the Spontaneous...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 112–139.
Published: 01 December 2011
... . Lacan Jacques . The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis . Trans. Sheridan A. . Harmondsworth : Penguin , 1979 . ———. Le séminaire, livre X: L’angoisse . Ed. Miller Jacques-Alain . Paris : Seuil 2004 . ———. Le séminaire, livre IX: L’identification . 21 March...
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differences (1 May 2016) 27 (1): 143–175.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Lacan celebrated this cogito—conceived by Descartes as without substance and unavailable to direct knowledge—for having paved the way for the subject of both modern science and psychoanalysis. But Lacan’s embrace of the cogito was not total; he also claimed that Descartes was insufficiently radical and...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 63–73.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... May 2007 . Copjec, Joan. “ Sex, Mirage, or Montage? ” Lacan. Ed. Volkan Celebi and Yesim Keskin. Spec. issue of MonoKL 6 –7 (Spring 2009 ): 575 -88. Deleuze, Gilles. Cinema 1: The Movement Image . Trans. Hugh Tomlinson and Barbara Habberjam. Minneapolis: u of Minnesota p, 1986...
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differences (1 September 2017) 28 (2): 86–115.
Published: 01 September 2017
... treatments of the same topos in psychoanalytic theory. We tend to identify freezing with the repression of the drive, and more specifically with the function of what Lacan calls the imaginary. In the theory of the mirror stage, for example, the identification with the mirror-image that founds the ego is...
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differences (1 December 2006) 17 (3): 195–204.
Published: 01 December 2006
... . ____. Mother Tongues: Sexuality, Trials, Motherhood, Translation . Cambridge, ma: Harvard up, 2003 . ____. The Wake of Deconstruction . Cambridge, ma: Blackwell, 1994 . ____. A World of Difference . Baltimore, md: Johns Hopkins up, 1989 . Lacan, Jacques. The Seminar of Jacques Lacan, Book 7. The...