“Columbia University Press advertisement for Hélène Cixous, ’Portrait of Jacques Derrida as a Young Jewish Saint’, translated by Beverley Bie Brahic”. London Review of Books, p. 21.
Standard Name: Lacan, Jacques
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Michèle Roberts||
Later, back in England, a sexually fulfilling but intellectually enraging affair with another colleague (a sociologist whose reading of Lacan had convinced him that women have no real self or desire) helped MR to become...
|Friends, Associates||Hélène Cixous|
In her late twenties, under the strains of alienation from her family, her affair with a misogynist Lacan ian, her struggle to express her social and political anger, she started seeing a therapist. She found...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Simone de Beauvoir|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Christine Brooke-Rose||
This was her last novel published by Raleigh Trevelyan of Michael Joseph —who was, she believed, fired with a golden handshake for accepting it.
Her choice of title was over-ruled because her publisher mistakenly...
Brooke-Rose, Christine. Invisible Author: Last Essays. Ohio State University Press, 2002.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Luce Irigaray||
This book is made up of discrete pieces published in various books and journals between 1973 and 1976. They include critique of intellectual fathers like Freud and Lacan , analysis of the relationship between language...
|Literary responses||Christine Brooke-Rose||
Thru was her own favourite among her novels, but she said it was also the one that even [her] fans get most wrong, not because of the typographical difficulty but because they ignore the explanations...
|Literary responses||Rosalind Coward|
|Author summary||Hélène Cixous||
HC , a French writer and academic, is best known to English-speaking audiences as a literary critic associated with French feminism of the 1970s and 80s, and as proponent of écriture féminine. She herself...
|Textual Features||Luce Irigaray||
Its controversial element was the way it merged gender politics with established psychoanalytic theory. It probes the problematic relation between women as speaking subjects and language as a patriarchal institution.
LI argues that Western man-centred...
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
|Textual Features||Julia Kristeva||
This is very largely a book about psychoanalytical issues: its first section, The Clinic, consists largely of case histories, whose interpretation is Lacan ian. Here JK defends the full-scale practice of psychoanalysis as opposed...
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