Concerning the Rites of Psychoanalysis: Or the Villa of the Mysteries

Concerning the Rites of Psychoanalysis: Or the Villa of the Mysteries

By: Bice Benvenuto (author)Paperback

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This is the first book that looks at Lacanian psychoanalysis in the context of the clinic. Benvenuto draws on her twelve years of clinical practice to develop a novel perspective on the work of Lacan.

About Author

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.

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  • ISBN13: 9780745615301
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9780745615301
  • weight: 302
  • ISBN10: 0745615309

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