Commentaries, in English, on texts by Jacques Lacan

by Julia Evans on April 4, 2017

Unfortunately, this has not been kept up to date.  There are many others now available.  JE  August 2018

The following are all available as indicated:

1955

Translator’s introduction & analysis of D. P. Schreber’s case: : 1955: Ida MacAlpine & Richard Hunter or here

1958

Editor’s Introduction (Psycho-Analytic Notes on an autobiographical account of a case of paranoia (Dementia Paranoides) [Case of Schreber] : 1958 : James Strachey or here

1968

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

Prefatory Note, the historical background of ‘The Function of Language in Psychoanalysis’ (1953) by Jacques Lacan : 1968 : Anthony Wilden or here

Lacan and the Discourse of the Other : 1968 : Anthony Wilden or here

1969

General Purport of a conversation with Jacques Lacan : December 1969 : Anika Lemaire or here (Includes a Preface by Jacques Lacan)

1973

Introduction to Schreber’s ‘Memoirs of my nervous illness’: 1973: Samuel Weber or here

1977

Écrits, a selection (Jacques Lacan) : 1977 : Alan Sheridan or here   (Includes a note from the translator & Jacques-Alain Miller : 1966 : Classified index of the major concepts & Commentary on the graphs)

1980

‘Returning to Freud – Clinical Psychoanalysis in the School of Lacan – Selections’ : 1980 : Stuart Schneiderman (Ed) or here (Includes a transcript of a case given by Jacques Lacan)

Lacan’s Early Contributions to Psychoanalysis: 1980: Stuart Schneiderman or here

The Other Lacan: 1980: Stuart Schneiderman or here

1982

A Reader’s Guide to Écrits: 1982: John P. Muller and William J. Richardson or here : (Includes an introductory note ‘Lacan and Language’ & an Afterword)

 

Commentaries & Information from ‘Jacques Lacan & the École Freudienne: Feminine Sexuality’ : 1982 : Juliet Mitchell and Jacqueline Rose or here   (Includes a Translator’s Note)

Introduction – I to ‘Jacques Lacan & the École Freudienne: Feminine Sexuality’: 1982 : Juliet Mitchell or here

Introduction – II to ‘Jacques Lacan & the École Freudienne: Feminine Sexuality’: 1982: Jacqueline Rose or here

1986

The Ordinary Topology of Jacques Lacan: 1986: Jeanne Lafont or here

 

The works of Jacques Lacan: an introduction : 1986 : Bice Benvenuto & Roger Kennedy or here

 

The Clinical Roots of the Schizophrenia Concept : 28th November 1986 : John Cutting & Michael Shepherd (Editors & Authors) or here  (This includes a Preface & an English translation of ‘The Case of Aimée, or Self-punitive Paranoia’ : 1932 which was the central case of Jacques Lacan’s doctoral thesis. This translation has omissions.)

1988

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

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

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

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

1996

KNOT
 The Theory of the Knot Outlined by Jacques Lacan : July 1996 : Jean Michel Vappereau or here

2000

Introduction to D. P. Schreber’s ‘Memoirs : 2000 : Rosemary Dinnage or here

2005

Introduction to ‘A bi-lingual edition of Schreber’s Memoirs of my mental illness/ Denkwürdigkeiten eines Nervenkranken’: August 2005: Richard G. Klein or here

Further texts

By Jacques Lacan : Available here

Notes on texts by Jacques Lacan here

Topology and the Lacanian clinic here

Lacanian History : here

Écrits : 1966 : Jacques Lacan or here

Autres Écrits: 2001 : Jacques Lacan or here