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Jacques Lacan: From Clinic to Culture
Mahitosh Mandal and Sumit Chakrabarti
Price : ₹ 320.00  
ISBN : 978-93-5287-190-2
Language : English
Pages : 236
Binding : Paperback
Book Size : 140 x 216 mm
Year : 2018
Series : Literary/Cultural Theory
Territorial Rights : World
Imprint : No Image
About the Book

This volume provides an overview of Lacan’s significant psychoanalytic theories. It delves into the various ways in which Lacan made sense of the human subject, discusses the clinical structures of psychosis, neurosis and perversion, and uniquely demonstrates the application of Lacanian psychoanalytic criticism through a detailed analysis of John Fowles’s The French Lieutenant’s Woman. Engaging with Lacan beyond the clinical context, the book also examines how Lacan’s work has been read in the domains of film studies, gender studies, postcolonial studies and deconstruction.          

Table of Contents


  1. An Outline of Lacan’s Teachings
  2. The Subject in Lacan
  3. The Clinical Structures: Psychosis, Neurosis, Perversion
  4. Literature with Lacan
  5. Lacan in the Field of Culture

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Contributors (Author(s), Editor(s), Translator(s), Illustrator(s) etc.)

Mahitosh Mandal is Assistant Professor at the Department of English, Presidency University, Kolkata. His research interests include Dalit studies and psychoanalysis.

Sumit Chakrabarti is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of English, Presidency University, Kolkata. His areas of interest are literary theory, culture studies and nineteenth-century Bengal.