Ros McCarthy – The Wolfman – Symptoms as a Representation of Identificatory Conflicts

THE LETTER 58 Spring 2015, Pages 59-70 This text explores the connectivity between sexual differentiation and the Wolfman’s complicated symptomatology, tracing its progress through the dream and the primal scene to his latter-day complaint about the world being hidden by … Continue reading

Ros McCarthy – Suicide, a Family Narrative on the Edge of Consciousness

THE LETTER 16 (Summer 1999) pages 57-77 Introduction For  many   children   who   experience  parental  suicide   there   is  a silence,  a  seemingly inexplicable discontinuity  in  the  family   discourse. Following  dramatic  events   there   are   also   technical   difficulties when working with  parents … Continue reading