Jacques Lacan’s influence has spread far from the clinical psychology that his theories were rooted in, to become a touch point in English, social science. Lacan and Postfeminism. Elizabeth Wright. (). Abstract, This article has no associated abstract. (fix it). Keywords, Lacan, Jacques Psychoanalysis and. Lacan and Postfeminism (Paperback). Elizabeth Wright. Share this book. Jacques Lacan has been acknowledged as one of the giants of.
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Lacan and Postfeminism (Paperback)
From inside the book. If you know almost nothing about this topic, it’s a If I had seen this book in a bookstore, I could have seen immediately what it is and what it is trying to do. She argues that the reliance on the word and connotations of the phallus is postfrminism itself an example of phallocentrism.
I needed a break from Hegelian non-fiction, so I thought I’d dip my toes into a little Lacan. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Ivana Nika rated it it was amazing Jul 25, Wright outlines what feminism and post-feminism are, their relationship to psychoanalysis, Freud, and Lacan, and how Lacan’s theories about sexual difference have revolutionized the discourse of feminism.
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This was a perfect taster, though I can’t claim that I understood it all or that I have conveyed it ac A Taste of Lacan I postfemminism this book out of a dual interest in Lacan and Postfeminism. Postmodern Encounters 1 – 10 of 26 books. Ivana Galapceva rated it liked it Sep 29, Matthew Snope rated it it was ok Dec 18, Her starting point is that there is no positive and stable identity, in particular there is laca stable concept of what a woman is. Travis Kelleher rated it it was amazing Jul 31, Allison rated it it was ok Dec 15, Lacan and Postfeminism Paperback Elizabeth Wright Share this book Jacques Lacan has been acknowledged as one of the giants of psychoanalysis, whose influence has spread far from the clinical psychology that his theories were rooted in, to become a touch point in English, social science, philosophy and perhaps most radically, feminism.
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Jacques Lacan has been acknowledged as one of the giants of psychoanalysis, whose influence has spread far from the clinical psychology that his theories were rooted in, to become a touch point in English, social science, philosophy and perhaps most radically, feminism. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Matthew Downes rated it did not like it Feb 14, Our genitals do not necessarily dictate the gender of our psyche.
This Masquerade The limitation of “jouissance” is felt by men and women alike, when they enter the symbolic realm of language and identification.
Mathews rated it did not like it Shelves: It’s almost as if, for a woman, in the words of Simone de Beauvoir, “the body is a situation” in which she finds herself, and perhaps even more significantly a situation in which she might find herself. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Hence my annoyance and disappointment, and hence my low rating. Wright argues against Saussure and for Lacan, who gives primacy to the “signifier” in the sign, on the basis that “the ‘signified’ [the meaning] is an effect of the play of signifiers over the continuum of experience. View all 14 comments. UK and rest of the world — Waterstones — Hive — Amazon. It’s clear, it’s concise, it’s a great place for beginners.
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She is hidden behind a veil. An additional eight pages are devoted to very helpful definitions of key terms used by Lacan.
The total book is only about 80 pages long, although the body of the main essay is less than 60 pages. Sigmunda Assisi rated it liked it Sep 03, Phil rated it liked it Nov 26, Jacques Lacan has been acknowledged as one of the giants of psychoanalysis, whose influence has spread far from the clinical psychology that his theories were rooted in, to become a touch point in English, social science, philosophy and perhaps most radically, feminism.
Gabriel rated it liked it Mar 06, While Freud might have analysed anatomical differences in terms of lacsn psychic consequences, Lacan defines us all as “speaking beings” who seek a place in the social as “sexed subjects”.
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Sep 09, Ian “Marvin” Graye rated it really liked it Shelves: She remains the stuff of his anv. Collier White rated it it was ok Jun 28, Rikki Arundel rated it liked it Feb 25, The Instability of Womanhood Wright then asks what role the postmodern notion of “the dispersed unstable subject” might have in postfeminism.
You might also like… Delusions of Gender by Cordelia Fine. Nominal equality at least may have largely been achieved for many women in the western world – but the old questions still haunt the thinking of gender relations, and require fresh input if trenchant criticism is to remain alive. Moreover, his key work on the constitution of identity and the recognition of self have enabled feminism to move with the times and adapt its theories to a new political climate.