Christian Fierens – Reading L’Étourdit: The Second Turn

Issue 43 (Spring 2010) Pages – 17-51 Lacan’s L‟étourdit eschews diagrams and other imaginary supports but refers to the “already articulated” developments of his earlier teaching, notably in the seminars on Identification and The Object of Psychoanalysis. While these articulations … Continue reading

Jean-Pierre Georgin and Erik Porge – Above the Horizon there is no Sky

Issue 43 (Spring 2010) Pages – 53-77 This paper takes one of Lacan’s “o objects” – the look – as its starting point. Lacan developed his thinking on the implications of perspective geometry for painting in 1966 in his seminar … Continue reading

Helen Sheehan “You‟re not going out like that, are you?”

Issue 43 (Spring 2010) Pages – 111-119 This paper situates Frank Wedekind’s play, Spring Awakening, in a Freudian-Lacanian framework. The masked man who makes his appearance towards the end of the play is said to be a mediator between life … Continue reading