Cover: A Clinical Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis: Theory and Technique, from Harvard University PressCover: A Clinical Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis in PAPERBACK

A Clinical Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis

Theory and Technique

Add to Cart

Product Details


$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674135369

Publication Date: 09/15/1999


318 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

15 line illustrations


  • Preface
  • Desire and Psychoanalytic Technique
    • Desire in Analysis
    • Engaging the Patient in the Therapeutic Process
    • The Analytic Relationship
    • Interpretation: Opening Up the Space of Desire
    • The Dialectic of Desire
  • Diagnosis and the Positioning of the Analyst
    • A Lacanian Approach to Diagnosis
    • Psychosis
    • Neurosis
    • Perversion
  • Psychoanalytic Technique beyond Desire
    • From Desire to Jouissance
  • Afterword
  • A Note on Documentation
  • Notes
  • Recommended Reading
  • Index

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Cover: A Theory of Justice: Original Edition, by John Rawls, from Harvard University Press

John Rawls: Speaking in a Shared Political Language

On the occasion of the anniversary of the publication of A Theory of Justice, Andrius Gališanka, author of John Rawls: The Path to a Theory of Justice, reflects on some of Rawls’s ideas on moral and political reasoning