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 here

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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Julia Evans 

Practicing Lacanian Psychoanalyst, Earl’s Court, London


Further posts:

By René Girard here

Some Lacanian history : here

Lacanian Transmission : here

Ethics here

Of the clinic : here

Translation Working Group here

By Sigmund Freud here

Notes on texts by Sigmund Freud : here

Or by Jacques Lacan : here

Notes on texts by Jacques Lacan here