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In Read My Desire, Joan Copjec stages a confrontation between the theories of Jacques Lacan and Michel Foucault, protagonists of two powerful modern. In Read My Desire, Joan Copjec stages a confrontation between the theories of Jacques Lacan and those of Michel Foucault, protagonists of two powerful. I wanted to put in a little plug here for Read My Desire by Joan Copjec, a work of theory that has been re-issued under Verbo Books’s.

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In particular, there is a large dose of film theory in this book, as well as an excellent chapter on the colonial photographs of G. It was dewire the desier. Ken Baumann October 29, Michelle rated it it was amazing Aug 10, The essay with photos of men and women veiling is haunting. Sign up here for discounts and quicker purchasing. It is the fantasy structure which allows for anything we may call an understanding.

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LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Copjec claims, via Lacan, that desire can be articulated even if it is not manifest in discourse in the way that what desire precipitates is manifest. Ordinarily, these discourses only cross paths long enough for historicists to charge psychoanalysis with an indifference to history, but here psychoanalysis, via Lacan, goes on the offensive.

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Desire and the In Efficacy of the Signifying Order. For the first time, an American author has taken Lacan seriously, relegating to well-deserved irrelevance the prevailing appropriation of the Lacanian theory by cultural studies. Spatial Formations Nigel Thrift No preview available – For me, Chapter 4, with its amazing critique of utilitarianism, is the argument’s high point, a genuinely original and innovative argument that has enormous consequences for how we can counter the devastating effects of utilitarianism on our world.

Ordinarily, these discourses only cross paths long enough for historicists to charge psychoanalysis with an Kevin Wright rated it really liked it Dec 26, The Cambridge Companion to Lacan.

Read My Desire by Joan Copjec

My library Help Advanced Book Search. In Chapter 3, Copjec contemplates Henri Bergson, the death drive, and Zeno’s paradox in order to try and explain the difference between the symbolic and the real. Inspired by Your Browsing History.

This involves further ruminations on detective fiction and its connection to statistics and the probable.

The Story Behind James Vance vs. It is this failure, this absence, that once again defines the subject’s place at the intersection of the real and symbolic.

There is a key difference with Lacan, which is that our existence is always in relationship to an utterly unknowable Other, which provides an escape from the steel grip of the Foucaldian world. Want to Read saving…. Robert Spande rated it really liked it Feb 20, Tim Schoettle rated cipjec it was amazing Aug 05, Chris Coffman – – Angelaki 18 4: To grossly generalize, for Foucault per Copjecthe modern ideologies leave no space for the individual.

Again, Copjec argues that the policeman is too literal, too stuck in the literalness of the symbolic, whereas the detective locates desire at the mu of the real, where the symbolic fails.

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Instead, Copjec spends her time deep in the complexities of Lacan’s thinking, exposing obvious contradictions with historicism and Foucault’s major work. For the first time, an American author has taken Lacan seriously, relegating to well-deserved irrelevance the prevailing appropriation of the Lacanian theory by cultural studies. Copjec dsire her readers in achieving these goals.

MIT Press- Psychology – pages. But the main point Copjec wants to get across and I think she does a good jooan of it is that neo-Foucauldians have largely misunderstood Lacan over and over again as well as Foucault for that matter because they don’t take the time to give psychoanalytic theory a chance. Looking for More Great Reads? In Zeno’s paradox, for instance, it is impossible to represent properly the movement of Achilles as he overtakes the tortoise, but this event does ultimately occur in the real.

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I imagine her sense of vindication is a vexed one. Quite early, no less.

Jun 09, Pages Buy. Also by Joan Copjec. As a sociologist, I now feel that I need some more Lacan, and if this is not a compliment to Copjec’s masterful to I can’t say I fully understood this book, and yet, as a Foucauldian, this book is no less than a sheer revelation.

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