Bice Benvenuto is the author of several previous books including The Works of Jacques Lacan: An Introduction (co-authored with Roger Kennedy, Free Association Books, 1986). The author is a member of the Ecole Europeenne de Psychanalyse (Paris) and has been practising and teaching psychoanalysis in London for the last 12 years.
Acknowledgements. Preface. A Note on the Ancient Mysteries. Part I: . 1. A Discourse on Love. 2. What is the Psychoanalyst Supposed to Know?. 3. The Passion of Childhood Interlude: Madness in Philosophy, or Derrida's Love of Lacan. Part II: . 4. Hysteria: Comedy. Dell'arte. . 5. Compliance and Disagreement. 6. The Paradoxes of the Earthly Woman. Part III: . 7. A Myth in Development: The Case of Little Hans. 8. Winnicott's "Piggle". 9. Klein's Narrative. . Part IV: . 10. To Die of Shame. Time to Conclude. Notes. Bibliography. Index.