healed—and pointed out that the true intention of psychoanalysis was analysis and not cure. His collection of papers, Ecrits (1966, tr. 1977), though notoriously difficult reading, has been influential in linguistics, film theory, and literary criticism.
See C. Clement, The Lives and Legends of Jacques Lacan (tr. 1983) D. Macey, Lacan in Contexts (1988) biography by E. Roudinesco (1993, tr. 1997).
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