Écrits : 1966 : Jacques Lacan

by Julia Evans on January 1, 1966

Published in English:

Écrits, a Selection: London, Tavistock: translated Alan Sheridan : 1977

Écrits, Jacques Lacan, The first complete edition in English : translated by Bruce Fink : W.W. Norton & Co : 2002 : p6-50

Commentaries

‘The Language of the Self – The function of language in Psychoanalysis by Jacques Lacan’ : 1968 : Anthony Wilden : Information here

Translator’s note, Bibliography Note : 1977 : Alan Sheridan & Classified index of the major concepts, Commentary on the graphs : 1966 : Jacques-Alain Miller : from ‘Écrits: a selection’ : Information here

Commentaries & Information from ‘Jacques Lacan & the École Freudienne: Feminine Sexuality’ : 1982 : Juliet Mitchell and Jacqueline Rose : Information here

A Reader’s Guide to Écrits: 1982: John P. Muller and William J. Richardson : Information here

Introduction (The works of Jacques Lacan: an introduction): 1986: Bice Benvenuto & Roger Kennedy  : Information here

The Purloined Poe: Lacan, Derrida and Psychoanalytic Reading : 1988 : John P. Muller and William J. Richardson (Editors & Authors) : Information here

In French:

Écrits: Jacques Lacan : Paris, Les Éditions du Seuil: 1966

Many of these texts are published, in French, at École Psychanalyse, Pas Tout Lacan here .

Content of the Ecrits & availability in English:

Note: All the following texts have been translated by Bruce Fink, as above. Alternative translations are indicated, where known.

b) The references to the time-line are taken from Bruce Fink’s translation of the Ecrits : Bibliographical References in Chronological Order : p864-868 : Available here. The information is sometimes disputed, see the Mirror Stage.

Overture to this Collection

Écrits : Overture to this Collection : October 1966 : Jacques Lacan or here

Seminar on “The Purloined Letter”

Seminar on ‘The Purloined Letter’ : 26th April 1955 : Jacques Lacan or here

On My Antecedents

Beyond the “Reality Principle”

The Mirror Stage as Formative of the I Function 
as Revealed in Psychoanalytic Experience

Translated by Alan Sheridan : The Mirror-phase as Formative of the Function of the I as Revealed in Psychoanalytic Experience: 1949

Information – both Jean Roussel’s & Alan Sheridan’s translation & Françoise Dolto’s notes & commentaries : Mirror Stage: 16th June 1936 (Paris), 3rd August 1936 (Marienbad), 1938, 17th July 1949 (Zurich), 1966: Jacques Lacan  or here  

For commentary see: Bice Benvenuto & Roger Kennedy: Chapter 2 The Mirror Stage, 1936: (The works of Jacques Lacan: an introduction)

A Reader’s Guide to Écrits: 1982: John P. Muller and William J. Richardson or here

Aggressiveness in Psychoanalysis

Translated by Alan Sheridan : Aggressivity in Psychoanalysis (Brussels): May 1948

Information Aggressivity in Psychoanalysis : mid-May 1948 (Brussels) : Jacques Lacan or here

For commentary, see A Reader’s Guide to Écrits: 1982: John P. Muller and William J. Richardson or here

A Theoretical Introduction to the Functions of
 Psychoanalysis in Criminology

Information : A Theoretical Introduction to the Functions of Psychoanalysis in Criminology (Paris?) : 29th May 1950 : Jacques Lacan or here

Presentation on Psychical Causality

Bonneval Hospital, Paris : 28th September 1946 : Translated by Bruce Fink : Available here

 

Logical Time and the Assertion of Anticipated Certainty

Logical Time and the Assertion of Anticipated Certainty: A New Sophism : March 1945 : Jacques Lacan : Information here

Presentation on Transference

Information : Intervention on the Transference (Paris): October 16th 1951: Jacques Lacan  or here

On the Subject Who Is Finally in Question

The Function and Field of Speech and Language 
in Psychoanalysis

See The Function and Field of Speech and Language in Psychoanalysis (Rome) : 26th September 1953 : Jacques Lacan or here

Variations on the Standard Treatment

On a Purpose

Introduction to Jean Hyppolite’s Commentary
on Freud’s “Verneinung”

See : 10th February 1954 : Chapter V : Introduction and reply to Jean Hyppolite’s presentation of Freud’s ‘Verneinung’ in  Seminar I: Freud’s papers on technique: 1953-1954 : begins on 13th January 1954 : Jacques Lacan : Information here for an abbreviated version.

Introduction and reply to Jean Hyppolite’s presentation of Freud’s ‘Verneinung’ & the commentary : 10th February 1954 : Jacques Lacan & Jean Hyppolite or here

Response to Jean Hyppolite’s Commentary on Freud’s “Verneinung”

See  10th February 1954 : Chapter V : Introduction and reply to Jean Hyppolite’s presentation of Freud’s ‘Verneinung’ of Seminar I: Freud’s papers on technique: 1953-1954 : begins on 13th January 1954 : Jacques Lacan : Information here for an abbreviated version.

Introduction and reply to Jean Hyppolite’s presentation of Freud’s ‘Verneinung’ & the commentary : 10th February 1954 : Jacques Lacan & Jean Hyppolite or here

The Freudian Thing, or the Meaning of the Return
to Freud in Psychoanalysis

The Freudian Thing or the Meaning of the Return to Freud in Psychoanalysis : (Vienna) 7th November 1955 : Jacques Lacan or here

Commentary : A Reader’s Guide to Écrits: 1982: John P. Muller and William J. Richardson or here

Psychoanalysis and Its Teaching

Time-line : This talk was given at the French Philosophical Society on February 23, 1957.  It came out in the Bulletin de la Société Française de Philosophie XLIX (1957): p65-85.

The Situation of Psychoanalysis and the Training 
of Psychoanalysts in 1956

The Instance of the Letter in the Unconscious,
or Reason Since Freud

The Agency (Insistence or Instance) of the Letter in the Unconscious or Reason since Freud (Sorbonne, Paris) : 9th May 1957 : Jacques Lacan : Information here

On a Question Prior to Any Possible Treatment of Psychosis

Commentaries & both Cormac Gallagher’s & Alan Sheridan’s translation of On a question preliminary to any possible treatment of psychosis : 1958 : Jacques Lacan : Information here

The Direction of the Treatment and the Principles 
of Its Power

Translated by Alan Sheridan & by Cormac Gallagher

Commentaries & both Alan Sheridan’s & Cormac Gallagher’s : The Direction of the Treatment and the Principles of its Power:10th-13th July 1958 : Jacques Lacan : Information here

Commentary : A Reader’s Guide to Écrits: 1982: John P. Muller and William J. Richardson or here

Remarks on Daniel Lagache’s Presentation : “Psychoanalysis and Personality Structure”

The Signification of the Phallus

The Meaning (or Signification) of the Phallus (Munich): 9th May 1958 : Jacques Lacan or here

Commentary : A Reader’s Guide to Écrits: 1982: John P. Muller and William J. Richardson or here

In Memory of Ernest Jones : On His Theory of Symbolism

Time-line : This essay was written in Guitrancourt, January to March 1959, and was published in La Psychanalyse VI (1960): p1-20.

Reference : The Theory of Symbolism : 1916 : Ernest Jones : See here

On an Ex Post Facto Syllabary

Guiding Remarks for a Convention on Female Sexuality 

Information: Guiding Remarks for a Congress on Feminine Sexuality : 1958 [Presented in Amsterdam, 5th September 1960] : Jacques Lacan or here

Commentaries & Information from ‘Jacques Lacan & the École Freudienne: Feminine Sexuality’ : 1982 : Juliet Mitchell and Jacqueline Rose or here

References

The early development of female sexuality : 1st September 1927 (Innsbruck) : Ernest Jones : See here

The Phallic Phase : given in Wiesbaden on 4th September 1932 [1933] : Ernest Jones : See here   

Womanliness as a masquerade : 1929 : Joan Rivière  : Information here

The Youth of Gide, or the Letter and Desire

Kant with Sade

Translated by James B. Swenson Jr, : Kant with Sade: April 1963

Information : Kant with Sade: April 1963: Jacques Lacan or here

The Subversion of the Subject and the Dialectic of Desire 
in the Freudian Unconscious

Information : ‘The Subversion of the Subject and the Dialectic of Desire: 19th to 23rd September 1960: Jacques Lacan or here

Commentary : A Reader’s Guide to Écrits: 1982: John P. Muller and William J. Richardson or here

Position of the Unconscious

Information : The Position of the Unconscious (Bonneval Hospital): 31st October 1960: Jacques Lacan : Information here

On Freud’s “Trieb” and the Psychoanalyst’s Desire

On Freud’s Trieb & the Psychoanalytic Desire : 1964 from Écrits, transl. into English by Bruce Fink in R. Feldstein, B. Fink, M. Jaanus (eds.), Reading Seminar XI, State University of New York Press, Albany, 1996.

Science and Truth

Translated by Cormac Gallagher and by Bruce Fink : Science and Truth: 1st December 1965

Information : Science and Truth: 1st December 1965 session of Seminar XIII: The Object of Psychoanalysis : Jacques Lacan or here

APPENDIX I: A Spoken Commentary on Freud’s “Verneinung”
Jean Hvppolite

Introduction and reply to Jean Hyppolite’s presentation of Freud’s ‘Verneinung’ & the commentary : 10th February 1954 : Jacques Lacan & Jean Hyppolite or here

See APPENDIX – A spoken commentary on Freud’s ‘Verneinung’, by Jean Hyppolite in Seminar I: Freud’s papers on technique: 1953-1954 : begins on 13th January 1954 : Jacques Lacan : Information here

APPENDIX II: Metaphor of the Subject

The Metaphor of the Subject : 23rd June 1960 : Jacques Lacan : Information here  

Classified Index of the Major Concepts

Commentary
 on the Graphs

Bibliographical References in Chronological Order

From Bruce Fink’s translation : available here

 

Index of Freud’s German Terms

Index of Proper Names

 

Julia Evans

Practicing Lacanian Psychoanalyst, Earl’s Court, London

 

Further information

Écrits : 1966 : Jacques Lacan or here

Autres Écrits: 2001 : Jacques Lacan or here

Further texts

Of the clinic : here

Lacanian Transmission : here

Some Lacanian History : here

Topology : here

Translation Working Group here

From other LW working groups : here

By Sigmund Freud here

Notes on texts by Sigmund Freud : here

By Jacques Lacan here

Notes on texts by Jacques Lacan here