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At the Author's Expense
CAROLE DEWAMBRECHIES-
LA SAGNA

A Family Paranoia
THE CONVERSATION

The Manipulation of the Imaginary in a Homosexual Couple
PIERRE-GILLES
GUEGUEN

When the Semblants Vacillate
JACQUES-ALAIN
MILLER

Zuihitsu: Middle East & Global South
ADRIAN DANNATT

To a hysteric beloved
SHAHRIAR

VAGHFIPOUR

Ex-sistence
JACQUES-ALAIN
MILLER

R. H. Quaytman JOSEFINA
AYERZA

 

 
























        

A Family Paranoia




The Conversation

 

Jacques Borie-The text by C. Dewambrechies-La Sagna presents a number of features worthy of our attention. It is based on two cases rather than one-which should allow us to determine whether singularity itself can be inscribed in a series. First and foremost, the text approaches the question of the Other’s wickedness not from the classic perspectives of the social or political Other, but from the most intimate perspective, that of the conjugal and familial Other. The quite troublesome gure of the seemingly familiar Other emerges from the very heart of the Unheimlich. Lacan observed in his thesis that the paranoiac is on easier terms with Humanity with a capital H than with any particular human being-the more the Other is universalized, the less we are confronted by the enigmatic character of the Other's particular desire. Mathilde and Louise both encounter difficulties in their most intimate relationships: with fathers, a man capable of becoming a father, a child.[...]

 

 

 

 


 



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