Lacan with D. W. Winnicott : 25th June 2011 (Dublin) : Joanne Conway

by Julia Evans on June 25, 2011

Presented at ICLO-NLS (Irish Circle of the Lacanian Orientation – New Lacanian School) Open Seminar “Lacan with the Post-Freudians”, Dublin, 25th June 2011

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a committee by the then president of the IPA Heinz Hartman

See Minutes of the meeting of the International Psychoanalytical Association : 30th July 1953 : Dr Heinz Hartmann (IPA President & Chairman of the Meeting) or here

Lacan’s letter to Winnicott in 1960 in which he refers to Winnicott as his “very dear friend”.( See p75)

See Letter to Donald Winnicott of 5th August 1960 : Jacques Lacan or here

Winnicott’s seminal paper Transitional Objects and Transitional Phenomena

See Transitional Objects and Transitional Phenomena – a Study of the First Not-Me Possession : 30th May 1951 (London) [1953] : Donald W. Winnicott or here

article of Lacan’s (on Ernest Jones Theory of Symbolism)

See In Memory of Ernest Jones: On His Theory of Symbolism : Guitrancourt : January-March 1959 (Published 1960) : Jacques Lacan : published Écrits : 1966 : Jacques Lacan : Information here

Lacan’s Mirror Stage

See Mirror Stage: 1936, 1938, 1949, 1966: Jacques Lacan or here

(Lacan, 1977, p.36).

See p36 of (Page 30 – 113) : The Function and Field of Speech and Language in Psychoanalysis (Rome) : 26th September 1953 : Jacques Lacan or here

Lacan’s Seminar IV of 1956-1957, entitled The Relation of the Object and the Freudian Structures,

See, for an English translation, Seminar IV : The Object Relation & Freudian Structures 1956-1957 : begins 21st November 1956 : Jacques Lacan or here

Lacan’s construction and introduction of the Schema L

Possibly Seminar III : 4th July 1956 : See Seminar III: The Psychoses: 1955-1956: from 16th November 1955: Jacques Lacan or here

Jacques Lacan’s ‘Schema L’ (inset), first seen in his 1955 commentary on Edgar Allan Poe’s short story ‘The Purloined Letter’ – see Lacan, J. (1955). Seminar on ‘The Purloined Letter’. : See Seminar on ‘The Purloined Letter’ : 26th April 1955 : Jacques Lacan or here

Freud outlined in the Three Essays section entitled The Finding of the Object

See ‘The Finding of an Object’ (part III, section V). in Freud, S. (1905). Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality (SE VII).

Via Karl Abrahams

See A Short Study of the Development of the Libido, Viewed in the Light of Mental Disorders : 1924 : Karl Abraham or here

problem of unintegration in terms of disassociation – a concept of Glover’s

See Grades of Ego-Differentiation : 27th July 1929 (Oxford) published 1930 : Edward Glover & here

& On the Etiology of Drug-addiction : July 1932 : Edward Glover or here

& The relation of perversion-formation to the development of reality-sense : 7th September 1932 (Wiesbaden) [1933] : Edward Glover or here

“usufruct”, the legal term Lacan

See Seminar XIV : 12th April 1967 : Seminar XIV: The logic of phantasy: 1966-1967: begins 16th November 1966 : Jacques Lacan or here

& Seminar XX (exact location has not been found) : See Seminar XX: Encore: 1972 – 1973: Jacques Lacan or here

Lacan has a particular response to this paper firstly in Seminar IV, then later in the Seminar (X) on Anxiety

See Seminar X : 26th June 1963 & Seminar X : 3rd July 1963 in Seminar X: The Anxiety (or Dread): 1962-1963: begins 14th November 1962: Jacques Lacan: Text in English & References or here

and the Écrits.

See Écrits : 1966 : Jacques Lacan or here

In his paper Subversion of the Subject and Dialectic of Desire

See ‘The Subversion of the Subject and the Dialectic of Desire: 19th to 23rd September 1960: Jacques Lacan or here

L’acte psychanalytique, 1967-1968

See Seminar XV : The Psychoanalytic Act : 1967-1968 : begins 15th November 1967 : Jacques Lacan or here

Further Texts

By Sigmund Freud here

By Jacques Lacan here

By Donald Winnicott here

By Joanne Conway here