The Lacanian Review

Issue #6 URGENT


Marie-Hélène Brousse & Cyrus Saint Amand Poliakoff





Jacques LACAN,

Preface to the English Edition of Seminar XI

Préface à l’édition anglaise du Séminaire XI

Jacques-Alain MILLER,

The Real Unconscious

L’inconscient réel

Lee Edelman & Alicia Arenas, Psychoanalysis and Urgency: A Dialogue


Jacques-Alain MILLER,

The Space of a Lapsus

L’esp d’un lapsus

Jacques-Alain MILLER,

The Space of a Hallucination

L’esp d’une hallucination

Sonia Chiriaco, A Discreet Suture

Marina Frangiadaki, A Nomination Faced with the Real of the Body

Carolina Koretzky, From Indecision to In-Between


Jacques-Alain MILLER,

The Speaking Being and the Pass

La passe du parlêtre

Luis Erneta, Satisfaction in the “Preface”

Domenico Cosenza, Urgency and the Fall During Analysis

Patricia Tassara Zárate, From the Urgency of an Anxiety to the Urgency of a Satisfaction’s Bien-Dire

Laurent Dupont, The Urgency of the Analyst/Analysand

Maria Josefina Sota Fuentes, In Time

Anne Béraud, Different Urgencies


Éric Laurent, Disruption of Jouissance in the Madnesses Under Transference

Véronique Voruz, Psychoanalysis: A Delusion not like the Others?

Véronique Voruz, Suggestion, Awakening, Dupery

Dominique Holvoet, Another Relation to the Real

Caroline Doucet, Fate of the Too-much in the Outrepass

Bénédicte Jullien, An Intermittent Solitude


Laura Sokolowsky, The Times of Analysis and its Real

Pascale Fari, The Cut and the Real of Time

Frank Rollier, The Cartel’s Urgency

Malka Shein, Two Comments on a Cartel

Nancy Gillespie, Resonance and the Difference Between Polysemy and the Equivoque

Shlomo Lieber, One (Un) Case

Serge Cottet, Side-track: Back to School


Angelina Harari, The Not-All Interview

Jorge Assef, The Push to Hypervelocity

Ricardo Seldes, PAUSA

Robert Buck, Pay Attention Mother Fuckers

It’s all kinds of new!

New? Well, not so new – the journal of the New Lacanian School continues on from Hurly-Burly and stimulates debates around the main events of our working community.

New? Well, yes, very new – it is now also the Anglophone Journal of the World Association of Psychoanalysis and contributes to a worldwide debate between the Schools affiliated to the WAP

How new? Well, absolutely new – in its content as well as in its aim and presentation.

  • A thematic section dealing with the crucial problems of our times : these problems, which organise the master’s discourse, are not only essential for an analyst to grasp to follow the changes occurring in modern subjectivity and symptoms, they also find their moment of truth in the analytic discourse.
  • A section dedicated to the formations of the analyst, to be understood as ‘formations of the unconscious’. Lacan changed the formation of analysts, and as a result was excluded from the analytic orthodoxy and its institutions of the time! For nearly fifty years the Lacanian devices for analytic training have proved their worth:
  • Reduction: the pass replaces the training analysis and ensures that the results of your own analysis are transmitted. Results of analytic experience, shrunk and extracted through an analysis, will be presented in each issue.
  • Supervision, which we call control because it deals with words and speech, not vision.
  • Main themes addressed by the NLS and WAP Congresses each year: theoretical studies and clinical cases.


Oh My God(s) !

All over the world, religions have become a prominent topic causing pain, casualties and blood. What does psychoanalysis know about Gods? What can other forms of knowledge teach psychoanalysis about religions and their subjective manifestations, such as faith? What effects do scientific developments have on religions and beliefs? Is Science replacing belief with certainty? Conversations, articles, interviews are presented here to help clarify the modern mutations of religions and their subjective effects. A solid knowledge made out of the advances in different scientific fields.

The general conversation in The Lacanian Review is vital for the psychoanalysist to know “the whorl into which his era draws him in the ongoing enterprise of Babel”. And, today, the English language is a Babel all of its own

OMG! All That New? Yes – Lacan keeps on being new, no matter how many times you read him. Opening this first issue you will discover:

  • a newly translated text on religion by Lacan,
  • two texts by Jacques-Alain Miller published here in English for the first time.

New, last but not least for The Lacanian Review, TLR: you can subscribe to a paper copy, to a digital copy, or to both at a reduced price!

Subscribe here: www.ecf-echoppe.comEnjoy!

Marie-Hélène Brousse, Chief Editor

with Véronique Voruz, Managing Editor, & Colin Wright, Deputy Managing Editor.


Hurly-Burly: Issue 12: The International Lacanian Journal of Psychoanalysis


Hurly-Burly is available to order on the ECF’s website here or on Karnac’s website here.