Category Archives: Sigmund Freud

Books received – Lacan, Freud and Earth, Tree and Traffic from the Object Lessons series

Second-hand copies of Lacan’s Ecrits (the old Sheridan translation) and Freud’s Jokes and their Relation to the Unconscious; along with Earth, Tree and Traffic from Bloomsbury’s Object Lessons series, sent by the publisher. Earth looks especially interesting – not just … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault update 5: Canguilhem, Merleau-Ponty, Politzer, Lacan…

Until about a week ago I was focusing on the terrain work, for the London Review of International Law lecture, the conference in Oslo, and the lecture in Maynooth. But in and around other things I was also doing a … Continue reading

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On the appearance of books in a series

This post probably speaks to a collector’s instinct in me, or something else, but I really dislike the way that publishers mess with the design of books in a series. It is especially annoying when the books are released in sequence, … Continue reading

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Freud’s papers on technique in English – a summary of the suggestions

Earlier this week I asked this question: As part of my work on the early Foucault, I’m working through Lacan’s early seminars. I want to read the texts of Freud which Lacan is discussing first. The first extant volume of … Continue reading

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Books received – Freud, Yates, Wilson, Toal

Two volumes of Freud for the Foucault work; Julian Yates, Of Sheep, Oranges, and Yeast: A Multi-Species Impression sent by the publisher; Richard Wilson’s Will Power: Essays on Shakespearean Authority; and Gerard Toal’s Near Abroad: Putin, the West and the Contest … Continue reading

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A question on Freud’s papers on technique in English

As part of my work on the early Foucault, I’m working through Lacan’s early seminars. I want to read the texts of Freud which Lacan is discussing first. The first extant volume of Lacan’s seminar is on ‘Freud’s Papers on … Continue reading

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Books received – Lacan, Shakespeare, Freud, Nietzsche, Bambach and Kantorowicz

Lacan’s Four Fundamental Concepts; the new Arden edition of Cymbeline; the translation of the first edition of Freud’s Three Essays; the 1964 proceedings of a conference on Nietzsche; an edited collection on Lacan’s first two seminars; Charles Bambach’s Thinking the Poetic Measure … Continue reading

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