Lacan: In Spite of Everything Elisabeth Roudinesco and Dany Nobus in conversation

Elisabeth Roudinesco is France's leading historian of psychoanalysis and biographer of the French Freud - Jacques Lacan. Briefly in London for the launch of her new book LACAN: In Spite of Everything (Verso) she reflects on Lacan's extraordinary legacy as well as aspects of his trajectory not previously confronted. She is in conversation with Dany Nobus, Pro Vice-Chancellor of Brunel University, psychoanalyst, and a noted commentator on Lacan's work. This event was conducted in French with English translation.

 

From the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick.

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IN THIS EPISODE:
The emotional world of children
His Majesty the Baby
The mother as first love object
Is it sexual?
Jealousy, rivalry, hatred and anxiety
The role of the father
Gender: Freud didn't think you were just 'born a boy' or 'born a girl'
There is no perfect resolution of the Oedipus complex
It marks us for life

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