Bibliography 2023-2024

References for the Series

Main References

  • Freud, Sigmund (1915 – 1916),”Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis (Parts I and II)”, SE XV.
  • Freud, Sigmund (1916 – 1917),”Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis (Part III)”, SE XVI.
  • Lacan, Jacques. “Geneva Lecture on the Symptom”, Analysis 1 (1989): 7-26.
  • Lacan, J. “The Navel of the Dream is a Hole: Jacques Lacan Responds to a Question by Marcel Ritter”, The Lacanian Review  14 (2023), pp. 16-33.
  • Miller, Jacques-Alain. “Salvation Through Waste”, The Lacanian Review  14 (2023), pp. 38-51.
  • Miller, Jacques-Alain. “The Seminar of Barcelona: on Die Wege des Symptombildung”, Psychoanalytical Notebooks 1 (1998).
    Available online:  https://londonsociety-nls.org.uk/Publications/psychoanalytical-notebooks/001/Miller-Jacques-Alain_The-Seminar-of-Barcelona.pdf

Parapraxes

By Neus Carbonell 
  • Freud, Sigmund., “Introduction”, Introductory Lectures On Psychoanalysis (Lectures 1-4), S.E. XV, pp. 15-24.
  • Freud, Sigmund., “Parapraxes (1)”, Introductory Lectures On Psychoanalysis (Lectures 1-4), S.E. XV, pp. 25-39.
  • Freud, Sigmund., “Parapraxes (2)”, Introductory Lectures On Psychoanalysis (Lectures 1-4), S.E. XV, pp. 40-59.
  • Freud, Sigmund., “Parapraxes (3)”, Introductory Lectures On Psychoanalysis (Lectures 1-4), S.E. XV, pp. 60-79.
  • Lacan, Jacques. “Geneva Lecture on the Symptom”, Analysis 1 (1989): 7-26.
  • Miller, Jaques-Alain “Salvation Through Waste”, The Lacanian Review 14(2023), p.38-51

Interpretation

By Véronique Voruz
  • Freud, Sigmund. Part II Dreams, Introductory Lectures On Psychoanalysis (Lectures 1-4), S.E. XV, pp. 83-239.
    (See in particular: Lecture VI, “The Premisses and Technique of Interpretation”, pp. 100-112)
  • Miller, Jacques-Alain. “Interpretation in Reverse”, Psychoanalytical Notebooks, 2 (1999), 9-16. Reprinted in The Later Lacan: An Introduction, New York, SUNY, 2007, 3-9.

Extra Reading

  • Freud, Sigmund. Lecture XVII, “The Sense of Symptoms”, Introductory Lectures On Psychoanalysis (Lectures 1-4), S.E. XVI, pp. 234-256.
  • Freud, Sigmund. Lecture XXIII, “The Pathways to Symptom Formation”, Introductory Lectures On Psychoanalysis (Lectures 1-4), S.E. XVI, pp. 358-377.
  • Miller, Jacques-Alain. “The Seminar of Barcelona: on Die Wege des Symptombildung”, Psychoanalytical Notebooks 1 (1998). Also available online (for link see general reading above)

(Other references to follow)


Dreams

with Shula Elder

Main Topic: 

  • (See especially the discussion of The Dream of Irma’s Injection in Chapter 11 of The Interpretation of Dreams and Lacan’s commentary of it in Seminar II.)
  • Freud, S. “The Method of Interpreting Dreams: An Analysis of a Specimen Dream”, The Interpretation of Dreams, Chapter 11 (devoted to an analysis of “The Dream of Irma’s Injection”, S.E. IV., pp. 96-121.
  • Freud, S., Introductory Lectures On Psychoanalysis, Part II Dreams (Lectures 5-15), S.E. XV, pp. 83-239.
  •  Lacan, J. The Seminar of Jacques Lacan, Book II: The Ego in Freud’s Theory and in the Technique of Psychoanalysis, Chapters 13-14 “The Dream of Irma’s Injection”, (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1988), pp. 146-171.
  • Lacan, J. “The Navel of the Dream is a Hole: Jacques Lacan Responds to a Question by Marcel Ritter” The Lacanian Review 14 (2023), pp.16-33.

Clinical:

  • Freud, S. “The Psychogenisis of a Case of Homosexuality in a Woman”, S.E. XVIII, pp. 146-172 (See especially the discussion of the lying dreams, pp. 164-166)
  • Lacan, J. The Seminar of Jacques Lacanian, Book X: Anxiety, Chapter 9 “Passage à l’acte and Acting-Out”, (Cambridge: Polity, 2014), section 3: pp. 122-130.

Additional Reading:

  • Lacan speaks of the “lying truth” at work in the dream (see above) in a text that also introduces a distinction that will be touched on by our speaker between the unconscious as real and the fictions of psychical reality.
  • Lacan, J. “Preface to the English-Language Edition of Seminar XI”, The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis, (London: Penguin, 1977), pp. vii-ix.
  • Also published in a different translation, alongside the French in The Lacanian Review 6 (2018), pp. 22-27.

The Unconscious

with Dalila Arpin
  • Freud, S., Lecture 17, “The Sense of Symptoms” Introductory Lectures On Psychoanalysis, S.E. XVI, pp. 257-272.
  • Freud, S., Lecture 18, “Fixation to Trauma – the Unconscious”, Introductory Lectures On Psychoanalysis, S.E. XVI, pp. 273-285.
  • Freud, S., Lecture 19, “Resistance and Repression”, Introductory Lectures On Psychoanalysis, S.E. XVI, pp. 286-302.

Further Reading

  • Jacques-Alain Miller, “Reading a Symptom”, Hurly-Burly 6 (2011), pp. 143-152.
  • Lacan, Jacques., The Seminar of Jacques Lacan, Book 1: Freud’s Papers on Technique, Chapter 2, “Preliminary Comments on the Problem of Resistance”, London, Norton, 1988, pp.19-28.
  • Lacan, Jacques., The Seminar of Jacques Lacan, Book 2: The Ego in Freud’s Theory and in the Technique of Psychoanalysis, Cambridge, Cambridge University press, Chapter 11, “Censorship is not Resistance”, pp.19-28.
  • Lacan, J. “Presentation on Transference”, Écrits, London, Norton, 2006, pp. 176-185.

The Symptom 

with Vicente Palomera