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Lacan and the New Wave in American Psychoanalysis
Gurewich, Judith Feher and Michel Tort (Eds) in collaboration with Susan Fairfield
Other Press / Softcover / 1997-01-01 / 1892746034
Lacan
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What makes it so difficult for Lacanian and American psychoanalysts to understand each other? This question runs through Lacan and the New Wave in American Psychoanalysis, a book that explores the divergent dialogues with Freudian theory that are taking place on both sides of the Atlantic. In a lively exchange, some of the most prominent psychoanalysts in France and America today come together to offer contrasting views on borderline conditions, gender difference, and the role of sexuality and aggression in the development of psychopathology. Comparing Lacan's theory of the Subject with recent American views on the psychoanalytic concept of the Self, this book makes Lacan's work accessible and clinically relevant to American audiences. -- from the publisher

Table of Contents:
Acknowledgements; Contributors 1. Who's Afraid of Jacques Lacan? Glossary of Selected Lacanian Terms Part I: Borderlines: Between French and American Psychoanalysis 2. The New Disorders of the Unconscious 3. The Development of the Concept of the “Borderline” in Psychoanalytic Diagnosis and Treatment 4. A Borderline State of Humanity and the Fragmented Ego of the Analyst 5. The Concept of Borderline in French Psychoanalysis Part II: Dialogues and Controversies 6. Empathy and the Therapeutic Dialogue: An Historical-Conceptual Overview of Self Psychology and a Brief Clinical Example; The Signifier at the Crossroads between Sexuality and Trauma 7. Primary Self Pathology and the Process of Healing: A Clinical Example; The Scope and the Limits of the Theory of the Self in Psychoanalysis 8. Toward a Separate Line of Female Development: On Adolescence; In the Beginning Was Sexual Difference 9. Aggression in Women: A Re-Examination; Woman: Access to Male Aggression or to Desire? 10. Psychic Death and the Generation of Meaning; Meaning and the Direction of the Treatment 1. “Someday” and “If Only” Fantasies; The Borderline Patient and His Relation to the Present Moment Part II: The Subject and the Self: Conclusions Index

Contributors:
Salman Akhtar, Marcianne Blevis, Monique David-Menard, Joel Dor, Pierre Fedida, Judith Feher Gurewich, Jacques Hassoun, Nicholas Kouretas, Arnold H. Modell, Juan-David Nasio, Malkah T. Notman, Anna Ornstein, Paul H. Ornstein, Mchel Tort, Daniel Widlöcher, Joan J. Zilbach

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