The Purloined Poe by John P. Muller
Lacan, Derrida, and Psychoanalytic Reading

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Jacques Lacan's seminar on "The Purloined Letter" at once challenged literary theorists and revealed a radically new conception of psychoanalysis. His far-reaching claims about language and truth provoked a vigorous critique by Jacques Derrida, whose essay in turn has spawned further responses from Barbara Johnson, Jane Gallop, Irene Harvey, Norman Holland, and others.

 

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Published December 1, 1987 by Johns Hopkins University Press. 408 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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