9781847063793

Lacan and the Destiny of Literature Desire, Jouissance and the Sinthome in Shakespeare, Donne, Joyce and Ashbery

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    9781847063793

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    1847063799

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-01-06
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
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Summary

An original study aiming to explain fully Lacanian thought and apply it to the study of literary texts.

Table of Contents

Desire, the Lacanian Cogitop. 9
Desire and sexual differencep. 25
Beyond desire : love, mystic Jouissance and the Sinthomep. 41
Lacan, literary theory and criticismp. 57
Shakespeare's theatre of desirep. 77
John Donne's hymns to love, desire and Jouissancep. 117
Joyce's Wakean Sinthomep. 139
The function of the specular image and the Littoral in John Ashbery's poetryp. 158
Conclusionp. 178
Bibliographyp. 183
Indexp. 199
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