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

by Julia Evans on January 1, 1988

John P. Muller and William J. Richardson (eds) The Purloined Poe: Lacan, Derrida and Psychoanalytic Reading : 1988: Baltimore MD and London : The John Hopkins University Press

CONTENT – information and availability

Preface                                               [pvii]

Available here

ONE Poe and Lacan                           [p1]

1     Thomas Ollive Mabbott, Text of “The Purloined Letter,” with Notes   [p3]

Now available on request  to je.lacanian@icloud.com

2     Jacques Lacan, Seminar on “The Purloined Letter,” translated by Jeffrey Mehlman             [p28]

Note : This translation does not include Lacan’s three appendices to the text ‘Le séminaire sur “La Lettre volée”’: as published in Écrits : Paris, du Seuil: 1966 : p11-61 : Available here

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

3     Lacan’s Seminar on “The Purloined Letter: Overview                     [p55]

Lacan’s Seminar on “The Purloined Letter” : Overview : 1988 : John P. Muller and William J. Richardson or here

4     Lacan’s Seminar on “The Purloined Letter”: Map of the Text            [p77]

See Lacan’s Seminar on “The Purloined Letter” : Map of the Text : 1988 : John P. Muller and William J. Richardson or here

5     Lacan’s Seminar on “The Purloined Letter” : Notes to the Text         [p83]

Lacan’s Seminar on “The Purloined Letter” : Notes to the Text : 1988 : John P. Muller and William J. Richardson or here

TWO On Psychoanalytic Reading                                                             [p99]

6     Marie Bonaparte. Selections from The Life and Works of Edgar Allan Poe: A Psycho-analytic Interpretation                     [p101]

7     Shoshana Felman, On Reading Poetry : Reflections on the Limits and Possibilities of Psychoanalytic Approaches               [p133]

THREE Derrida and Responses                                 [p157]

8     The Challenge of Deconstruction                         [p159]

9     Jacques Derrida, The Purveyor of Truth, translated by Alan Bass    [p173]

10   Barbara Johnson, The Frame of Reference: Poe, Lacan, Derrida       [p213]

11   lrene Harvey, Structures of Exemplarity in Poe,
Freud, Lacan and Derrida [p252] 12   Jane Gallop, The American other                           [p268]

FOUR   Other Readings                                                 [p283]

13   Ross Chambers, Narratorial Authority and “The Purloined Letter”         [p285]

14   Norman N. Holland, Re-covering “The Purloined Letter”: Reading as a Personal transaction                                                            [p307]

15   Liabna Klenman Babener, The Shadow’s Shadow: The Motif of the Double in Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Purloined Letter”          [p323]

16     François Peraldi, A Note on Time in “The Purloined Letter”            [p335]

17   John Muller, Negation in “The Purloined Lerter”: Hegel, Poe, and Lacan  [p343]

References                       [p369]

Contributors (as in 1988)                     [p383]

LIAHNA KLENMAN BABENER is department head and associate professor of English at Montana State University

MARIE BONAPARTE was a founder of the Paris Psychoanalytic Society

ROSS CHAMBERS is Marvin Felheim Distinguished University professor of French and Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan

JACQUES DERRIDA is professor of Philosophy at the École des Hauts Études in Paris

SHOSHANA FELMAN is the Thomas E. Donnelley professor of French and Comparative Literature at Yale University

JANE GALLOP is professor of Humanities at Rice University

IRENE HARVEY is associate professor of Philosophy at Pennsylvania State University

NORMAN N. HOLLAND is the Milbauer eminent scholar in English at the University of Florida

BARBARA JOHNSON is professor of French and Comparative Literature at Harvard University

JACQUES LACAN was the leading psychoanalyst in France until his death in 1981

THOMAS O. MABBOTT was called “the only total Poe scholar” by the Poe newsletter before his death in 1968

JOHN MULLER is a clinical psychologist and member of the senior therapy staff at the Austin Riggs Center

FRANÇOIS PERALDI is a psychoanalyst and professor of Linguistics at the University of Montreal

WILLIAM RICHARDSON is a psychoanalyst and professor of Philosophy at Boston College

Index                       [p385]

Commentaries

Information Écrits : 1966 : Jacques Lacan or here

References

Écrits : 1966 : Jacques Lacan or here

Autres Écrits: 2001 : Jacques Lacan or here

 

 

December 2018 : To request a copy of any text whose weblink does not work, contact Julia Evans: je.lacanian@icloud.com  : For fuller details, see Notice : Availability of texts from LacanianWorks by Julia Evans on 7th December 2018 or here

 

 

Julia Evans

Practicing Lacanian Psychoanalyst in Earl’s Court, London

 

Further Texts

By John P. Muller here

By William J. Richardson here

By Jacques Lacan here

Topology and the Lacanian clinic here

Some Lacanian History here

Case studies : characters from fiction here

Case studies : characters from plays (and the plays) here