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Author Arrivé, Michel
Title Linguistics and Psychoanalysis : Freud, Saussure, Hjelmslev, Lacan and others
Imprint Amsterdam : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 1992
©1992
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Series Semiotic Crossroads ; v.4
Semiotic Crossroads
Note LINGUISTICS AND PSYCHOANALYSIS FREUD, SAUSSURE , HJELMSLEV, LACAN AND OTHERS -- Editorial page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Table of contents -- PREFACE -- NOTES -- TRANSLATOR'S NOTE -- INTRODUCTION -- NOTES -- First Part: About the Symbol -- LIMINARY REMARKS -- CHAPTER I. THE SYMBOL IN LINGUISTICS: SAUSSURE AND HJELMSLEV -- The symbol in Saussure's text -- The symbol in Hjelmslev -- NOTES -- CHAPTER II. THE SYMBOL IN PSYCHO-ANALYSIS: FREUD -- 1. The mnemic symbol -- 2. The oniric symbol (symbol 2) -- 3. The symbol as term in the process of symbolization: symbol 3 -- NOTES -- TRANSLATOR'S NOTES -- CHAPTER III. THE MEETING OF TWO SYMBOLS? -- 2) The ability of symbols to signify opposites -- 3) The problem of symbol formation -- 1) Motivation -- 2) Ambivalence -- 3) The formation of symbolic objects -- NOTES -- CHAPTER IV. FREUD AND HIS LINGUISTS: SPERBER, ABEL, SCHREBER -- NOTES -- Second Part: The Way of the Signifier -- CHAPTER I. SAUSSURIAN SIGNIFIER AND LACANIAN SIGNIFIER -- NOTES -- CHAPTER II. "THERE IS NO METALANGUAGE": WHAT DOES THIS MEAN? -- 1) Internal Metalanguages -- 2) External metalanguages -- 3) Hjelmslevian metalanguage -- NOTES -- EPILOGUE -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX OF NAMES
If you read or reread Freud, it is difficult not to find on a single page references to language: from speech to text, from slip of the tongue to word play, from letter to meaning-passing inevitably through the strange notion of literal meaning, that fascinated Freud. In short, the unconscious is linked to language. How could it be otherwise, if psychoanalysis is a cure through speech as indicated as early as 1881, by Fraülein Anna O.? The problem of the relationship between linguistic and psychoanalytic concepts necessarily arises. Until now this question has been examined mainly by psychoanalysts, from their own perspective, but here it is investigated by a linguist, who systematically explores two domains. The first is related to the sign and symbol, where the meeting of Freud, Saussure and Hjelmselv ocurred; whereas in the second, that of the signifier, Saussure reappears escorted by Lacan. But Freud is not far away, sine the Lacanian theory of the signifier is rooted not only in Saussure's Cours, but also in the Metapsychology and in Freud's Correspondence with Fliess. To aspire to unravel this knot, in fact corresponds to attempt a reading of the Lacanian aphorism "the unconscious is structured like a language"
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Link Print version: Arrivé, Michel Linguistics and Psychoanalysis : Freud, Saussure, Hjelmslev, Lacan and others Amsterdam : John Benjamins Publishing Company,c1992 9789027219459
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