Winner of the Prix Psyche for the best work published in the fields of psychology and psychoanalysis in 2003, this book will appeal to cultural critics, especially those in gender and women's studies, as well as to anyone involved in contemporary theory or clinical practice. This study will transform vices within the field of Lacanian theory into informed thinkers and it will substantially supplement and refine the kwledge of Lacanian veterans.
An analysand of Jacques Lacan's, Colette Soler is a psychoanalyst practicing in Paris. She was a member of the Ecole freudienne de Paris until its dissolution, and then of the Ecole de la cause freudienne. John Holland has a doctorate in English and American literature from Princeton University and teaches at the University of Grenoble II.