QUOTE(BerkshireMum @ Jan 8 2010, 09:23 PM)
QUOTE(lucky045 @ Jan 8 2010, 10:01 PM)
I wonder what 'the symbolic matrix in which the I is precipitated in a primordial form before is is objectified in the dialectic of identification with the other and before language restores to it, in the universal, its function as subject' is.
I hope I never have to read Lacan again after this essay.
Good grief! I'm so glad my degree was in Physics rather than English!
The only thing I can think of is the infant brain, but don't mind me - I know absolutely nothing about Lacan.
I'm afraid I do understand this
(I have a Masters in English
Doesn't mean I would want to read Lacan again either though!
Much prefer Derrida... although you can never escape 'the other'!!!