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Sibylle Lacan’s Un père: puzzle

terms of Lacanian theory, or are there alternative frameworks which can be productively brought to bear on the text? However, it is first necessary to introduce the complex biographical nexus of relations with which the text sets out to deal. Jacques Lacan married Marie-Louise Blondin (‘Malou’) on  January . During their honeymoon in Italy he sent a telegram to his mistress of the day; as Elisabeth Roudinesco remarks in her biography Jacques Lacan, husband and wife had entirely opposing notions of marital fidelity and, in her words, ‘ce couple . . . s

in Women’s writing in contemporary France
Fashioning a journeyer identity

discourses are historically contingent. See R. Barthes, ‘Writers, intellectuals, teachers’, in R. Barthes, The Rustle of Language, trans. R. Howard (Oxford, 1986), p. 317. 7 Hassan, Sailing to Australia, pp. 78  –  88, 99, 135, 185  –7. 8 M.W. Alcorn, Jr, ‘The subject of discourse: reading Lacan through (and beyond) poststructuralist contexts’, in M. Bracher, M.W. Alcorn, Jr, R.J. Carthell and F. Massardier-Kenney (eds), Lacanian Theory of Discourse: Subjects, Structure and Society (New York, 1994), p. 19. 9 Ibid., p. 37. 10 Ibid., p. 19. 11 Ibid., p. 31

in Women, travel and identity
Native American orphans and sovereignty

’s adopted daughters, Marie (2003: 61). Hogan’s painful account of adoption appears in The Woman Who Watches Over the World (2001). 28 See Arnold (2007) for a discussion of how Hogan uses the imagery of scars and mirrors to revise Lacanian theory. 29 Karen Sánchez-Eppler (2005) has shown how different conceptions of childhood co-existed in nineteenth-century America, including the Calvinist idea of children as sinful, the Lockean idea of children as blank slates, and the romantic notion of children as natural, innocent beings. Claudia Nelson (2003) characterizes childhood

in Making home