Tiresias and the Critic : 18th October 1966 (Baltimore, USA) : René Girard

by Julia Evans on October 18, 1966

Presented at an international symposium, entitled ‘The Languages of Criticism and the Sciences of Man’, at The Johns Hopkins Center, Baltimore, USA, on 18th – 21st October 1966.

Presenter: René Girard

Description of René Girard as in 1970

René Girard is the former chairman of the Department of Romance Languages at The Johns Hopkins University and one of the organizers of the Symposium. He has written widely on topics in French literature and is currently concerned with the psychological and philosophical implications of the Oedipus myth.

Title: Tiresias and the Critic

Availability: Copy (p15-21) available at  www.LacanianWorksExchange/   authors by date (October 1966), authors a-z (Girard) or /lacan (October 1966)

All the contributions to this symposium are published in : ‘The Languages of Criticism and the Sciences of Man : the Structuralist Controversy’ : 18th to 21st October 1966 (Baltimore, USA) : Richard Macksey & Eugenio Donato (Eds) : The Johns Hopkins Press Baltimore and London: 1970

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Related texts

–  ‘The Languages of Criticism and the Sciences of Man : the Structuralist Controversy’ edited by Richard Macksey and Eugenio Donato : The Johns Hopkins Press Baltimore and London: 1970. See http://www.lacanianworks.net/?p=12159 for availability. The book can be downloaded from www.LacanianWorksExchange.net  /texts by request (Jacques Lacan – October 1966)  Request here

THE FRENCH INVASION, Essay by Cynthia L. Haven — Published on 11th December 2017 –   http://quarterlyconversation.com/the-french-invasion Also Evolution of Desire, the Life of Rene Girard by Cynthia L. Haven, Michigan State University Press (2018)-contains a lot of very funny and interesting stories about who organized this conference and how Lacan and Derrida stole the show and the ruckus that occurred right after Lacan’s presentation. The book can be downloaded from www.LacanianWorksExchange.net  /texts by request (Jacques Lacan – October 1966)  Request here

– Cynthia L. Haven : Evolution of Desire, the Life of Rene Girard, Michigan State University Press (2018) – This contains a lot of very funny and interesting stories about who organized this conference and how Lacan and Derrida stole the show and the ruckus that occurred right after Lacan’s presentation. Download from www.LacanianWorksExchange.net  /texts by request (Jacques Lacan – October 1966) Contact  here

Jacques Lacan cuts between the real/ly-symbolic (RS) & symbolically-real (SR) (a cartel ending/work-in-progress presentation)[a]  by Julia Evans on 17th July 2019 (London) or here

– A few notes on the 1966 Baltimore conference (inside and outside the conference, or better yet, the conference on a Moebius strip) by Richard Klein : April 2022  p1-3 of www.Freud2Lacan.com  /Lacan  (10.  Lacan’s 2 interventions and presentation (Of Structure as an Inmixing of an Otherness Prerequisite to Any Subject Whatever) at the October 1966, The Language of Criticism and the Sciences of Man Conference in Baltimore)  Other texts by Richard Klein at https://lacanianworks.net/category/by-author/klein-richard-g/

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