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NIGHTMARE – The Lacanian Review 8

By | November 20th, 2019|LRO 192|

The Lacanian Review (TLR) takes Lacan’s proposition that we wake up in order to continue dreaming, with eyes wide open. What wakes us up? The Nightmare. With new translations of Jacques Lacan and Jacques-Alain Miller, TLR explores how psychoanalysis maps the oscillation between asleep and awake that jolts our social and political circadian rhythms. What [...]

Fire

By | November 6th, 2019|LRO 189|

America burns. Santiago of Chile burns. Fury burns in Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Haiti. And something begins to move in the United States. All that turmoil has in common the fact that capitalism is moving towards meeting its limit, which does not mean that it will happen in the short term. Lacan considered that capitalism would [...]

Joker II

By | November 2nd, 2019|LRO 188|

Can we say that in the movie “Joker”, the protagonist Arthur Fleck, played by Joaquin Phoenix, tries to constitute himself as a subject? Are we witnessing a subjective construction? Firstly, we could ask ourselves if it was Fleck who constructed his "artistic name"? Was it not the talk-show host, Murray Franklin, played by Robert de [...]

Once Upon a Dream… or the terms of separation

By | October 30th, 2019|LRO 187|

There is perhaps no one in the geopolitical body called the United Kingdom today who has not been affected by and made subject to the divisions produced by the singular modality of discourse called Brexit democracy. Whatever side you are on, the remainers and leavers remain at loggerheads, stuck in a tight knit knot that [...]

Wiki-Weaki-Pedia: To Be Or Not To Be

By | October 19th, 2019|LRO 184|

I was stunned and appalled to encounter yet another new version of a negationist account, which has been disseminated for an extended period as a piece of innocent information, based on academic and scientific sources: the Wikipedia. I became aware of this startling news from an article in the Israeli daily newspaper, Ha'aretz on October [...]

Baby Reveal

By | October 16th, 2019|LRO 183|

We do not have an exact term in our language(*) to express what in Anglo-Saxon culture, especially in the United States, is known as gender reveal, which literally means something like "gender revelation". This is a celebration that has become fashionable and has spread throughout the world, consisting of bringing together family and friends to [...]