Gift of absence : Lacan on sublimation and feminine sexuation

Briggs, Kathryn Anne. 2002, Gift of absence : Lacan on sublimation and feminine sexuation, Ph.D. thesis, School of Social and International Studies, Deakin University.

Title Gift of absence : Lacan on sublimation and feminine sexuation
Author Briggs, Kathryn Anne.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Social and International Studies
Faculty Faculty of Arts
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2002
Keyword(s) Lacan, Jacques, 1901-1981 - Contributions in psychoanalysis
Klein, Melanie, 1882-1960 - Criticism and interpretation
Sex differences (Psychology)
Summary This thesis explores the different readings of sublimation offered by Jacques Lacan and Melanie Klein from the perspective of clinical work and with an emphasis on clinical cases. The distinction Lacan draws between maternal and feminine jouissance is pivotal in explaining the differences in their work.
Language eng
Description of original [xii], 347 p. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 150.195
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