Genius and charismatic leader of a psychoanalytic movement that in the 1950s and 1960s provided a focal point for the French intelligentsia, Jacques Lacan attracted a cult following. ร0crits is his most important work, bringing together twenty-seven articles and lectures originally published between 1936 and 1966. Following its first publication in 1966, the book gained Lacan international attention and exercised a powerful influence on contemporary intellectual life. To this day, Lacan's radical, brilliant and complex ideas continue to be highly influential in everything from film theory to art history and literary criticism. ร0crits is the essential source for anyone who seeks to understand this seminal thinker and his influence on contemporary thought and culture.
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French psychoanalyst Lacan (1901-81) has generated more excitement in cultural studies and literature than in psychoanalysis. Known as a brilliant but confusing commentator, he borrows freely from ... Read full review
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Opaque and lucid in equal parts, this is a challenging but rewarding read. Beware: not to be read idly or without guidance. Read full review