What Is A Knave?

By | March 20th, 2019|LRO 136|

It is difficult because in French one uses the word ‘canaille’ [knave] to refer to the people, the rabble. Which is to say that Lacan is being ironic. I don’t know what he is trying to say. One would have to listen to Lacan’s tone when he says ‘canaille’. […] When Lacan says these things [...]