Patricia McCarthy – The Vas Difference: On Traversing the First Loop of L‟Etourdit…

Issue 41 (Summer 2009) Pages- 79-95 This article suggests that in L‟Etourdit, the neologism “Vas” has a resonance for Lacan which returns us to the vase of the optical schema. By means of a drawing, an attempt is made to … Continue reading

Tony Hughes – Saying, the Said, Signification and Meaning in L‟Etourdit

Issue 41 (Summer 2009) Pages- 97-114  One of the levels of complexity which is found in L‟Etourdit arises because Lacan distinguishes between “what is said”, “what is heard”, and “saying”. It is necessary to be aware of the differentiation he … Continue reading