Lacanian Theory of Discourse: Subject, Structure, and Society

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Mark Bracher, Marshall W. Alcorn, Ronald Corthell, Françoise Massardier-Kenney
NYU Press, 1997 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 176 pages

This collection introduces and develops Lacanian thought concerning the relations among language, subjectivity, and society. Lacanian Theory of Discourse provides an account of how language both interacts with and constitutes structures of subjectivity, producing specific attitudes and behaviors as well as significant social effects.

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About the author (1997)

Mark Bracher is Professor of English and Director of the Center for Literature and Psychoanalysis at Kent State University. Marshall W. Alcorn is Associate Professor of English at George Washington University.

Ronald J. Corthell is Associate Professor of English and Director of Graduate Studies at Kent State University. Franoise Massardier-Kenney is Associate Professor of French and a member of the Institute for Applied Linguistics at Kent State University.

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