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Roudinesco, Elisabeth 1944-

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Most widely held works by Elisabeth Roudinesco
Philosophy in turbulent times : Canguilhem, Sartre, Foucault, Althusser, Deleuze, Derrida by Elisabeth Roudinesco( )

40 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For Elisabeth Roudinesco, a historian of psychoanalysis and one of France's leading intellectuals, Canguilhem, Sartre, Foucault, Althusser, Deleuze, and Derrida represent a "great generation" of French philosophers who accomplished remarkable work and lived incredible lives. These troubled and innovative thinkers endured World War II and the cultural and political revolution of the 1960s, and their cultural horizon was dominated by Marxism and psychoanalysis, though they were by no means strict adherents to the doctrines of Marx and Freud." "Roudinesco refutes attempts to tar these men, as well as the Marxist and left-wing tradition in general, with the brush of Soviet-style communism."--Jacket
Why psychoanalysis? by Elisabeth Roudinesco( )

48 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why do some people still choose psychoanalysis-Freud's so-called talking cure-when numerous medications are available that treat the symptoms of psychic distress so much faster? Elisabeth Roudinesco tackles this difficult question, exploring what she s
Freud in his time and ours by Elisabeth Roudinesco( Book )

31 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Élisabeth Roudinesco offers a bold and modern reinterpretation of the iconic founder of psychoanalysis. Based on new archival sources, this is Freud’s biography for the twenty-first century—a critical appraisal, at once sympathetic and impartial, of a genius greatly admired and yet greatly misunderstood in his own time and in ours. Roudinesco traces Freud’s life from his upbringing as the eldest of eight siblings in a prosperous Jewish-Austrian household to his final days in London, a refugee of the Nazis’ annexation of his homeland. She recreates the milieu of fin de siècle Vienna in the waning days of the Habsburg Empire—an era of extraordinary artistic innovation, given luster by such luminaries as Gustav Klimt, Stefan Zweig, and Gustav Mahler. In the midst of it all, at the modest residence of Berggasse 19, Freud pursued his clinical investigation of nervous disorders, blazing a path into the unplumbed recesses of human consciousness and desire. Yet this revolutionary who was overthrowing cherished notions of human rationality and sexuality was, in his politics and personal habits, in many ways conservative, Roudinesco shows. In his chauvinistic attitudes toward women, and in his stubborn refusal to acknowledge the growing threat of Hitler until it was nearly too late, even the analytically-minded Freud had his blind spots. Alert to his intellectual complexity—the numerous tensions in his character and thought that remained unresolved—Roudinesco ultimately views Freud less as a scientific thinker than as the master interpreter of civilization and culture
Jacques lacan, past and present : a dialogue by Alain Badiou( )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this dialogue, Alain Badiou shares the clearest, most detailed account to date of his profound indebtedness to Lacanian psychoanalysis. He explains in depth the tools Lacan gave him to navigate the extremes of his other two philosophical "masters", Jean-Paul Sartre and Louis Althusser. Élisabeth Roudinesco supplements Badiou's experience with her own perspective on the troubled landscape of the French analytic world since Lacan's death--critiquing, for example, the link (or lack thereof) between politics and psychoanalysis in Lacan's work. Their exchange reinvigorates how the work of this pivotal twentieth-century thinker is perceived. (Publisher)
Jacques Lacan by Elisabeth Roudinesco( Book )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and German and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author presents the story of Lacan, a man who sought "to remake psychoanalysis" through his "famous and radical ideas: the Name-of-the-Father, the Mirror Stage, and the three cognitive dimensions that comprise the Lacanian self or the subject--the Symbolic, the Imaginary, and the Real."--Jacket
For what tomorrow : a dialogue by Jacques Derrida( Book )

41 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dialogue, proposed to Jacques Derrida by historian Elisabeth Roudinesco, brings together two friends who share a common history and intellectual heritage. While their perspectives are different, they have many common references: psychoanalysis, above all, but also the authors and works that have come to be known as "post-structuralist."
Jacques Lacan & Co. : a history of psychoanalysis in France, 1925-1985 by Elisabeth Roudinesco( Book )

16 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Roudinesco provides a finely drawn map of the intellectual debates within French psychoanalysis, especially under the influence of the German emigres during the 1930s and 1940s. She is a good historian, in that she provides not only a narrative history but also extensive passages from Lacan's own oral-history interviews with the various figures, so that we have not only her commentary but some flavor of the original documentation. Many of the quotes are gems."--Sander I. Gilman, Bulletin of the History of Medicine
Dictionnaire de la psychanalyse by Elisabeth Roudinesco( Book )

37 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in French and Undetermined and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classées par ordre alphabétique, 569 entrées traitant de la psychanalyse sous tous ses aspects : histoire (par pays), personnages (théoriciens, praticiens, cas cliniques, intellectuels liés à son histoire), maladies, thérapies, techniques de la cure, différences avec les autres thérapies, écoles et courants
Revisiting the Jewish question by Elisabeth Roudinesco( Book )

30 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We need to return to the Jewish question. We need, first, to distinguish between the anti-Judaism of medieval times, which persecuted the Jews, and the anti-Judaism of the Enlightenment, which emancipated them while being critical of their religion. It is a mistake to confuse the two and see everyone from Voltaire to Hitler as anti-Semitic in the same way. Then we need to focus on the development of anti-Semitism in Europe, especially Vienna and Paris, where the Zionist idea was born. Finally, we need to investigate the reception of Zionism both in the Arab countries and within the Diaspora. Re-examining the Jewish question in the light of these distinctions and investigations, Roudinesco shows that there is a permanent tension between the figures of the "universal Jew" and the "territorial Jew". Freud and Jung split partly over this issue, which gained added intensity after the creation of the State of Israel in 1948 and the Eichmann trial in 1961. Finally, Roudinesco turns to the Holocaust deniers, who started to suggest that the Jews had invented the genocide that befell their people, and to the increasing number of intellectual and literary figures who have been accused of anti-Semitism. -- Publisher description
La bataille de cent ans : histoire de la psychanalyse en France by Elisabeth Roudinesco( Book )

39 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Théroigne de Méricourt : a melancholic woman during the French Revolution by Elisabeth Roudinesco( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacques Lacan : esquisse d'une vie, histoire d'un système de pensée by Elisabeth Roudinesco( Book )

30 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacques Lacan trató de introducir la subversión y el desorden en el freudismo, de quien fue contemporáneo. Su historia es la de un pensamiento que, después del de Freud, quiso arrancar al hombre del universo de la religión, de lo oculto y del sueño, a riesgo de poner en escena la importancia permanente de la razón, de la luz y de la verdad para efectuar ese arrancamiento. Esta obra es la primera biografía del psicoanalista francés
Our dark side : a history of perversion by Elisabeth Roudinesco( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where does perversion begin? Who is perverse? Ever since the word first appeared in the Middle Ages, anyone who delights in evil and in the destruction of the self or others has been described as 'perverse'. But while the experience of perversion is universal, every era has seen it and dealt with it in its own way. The history of perversion in the West is told here through a study of great emblematic figures of the perverse - Gilles de Rais, the mystical saints and the flagellants in the middle ages, the Marquis de Sade in the eighteenth century, the masturbating child, the male homosexual and the hysterical woman nineteenth century, Nazism in the twentieth century, and the complementary figures of the paedophile and the terrorist in the twenty-first. The perverse are rarely talked about and when they are it is usually only to be condemned. They are commonly viewed as monstrous and cruel, as something alien to the very nature of being human. And yet, perversion can also attest to creativity and self-transcendence, to the refusal of individuals to submit to the rules and prohibitions that govern human life. Perversion fascinates us precisely because it can be both abject and sublime. Whether they are sublime because they turn to art or mysticism, or abject because they surrender to their murderous impulses, the perverse are part of us because they exhibit something that we always conceal: our own negativity and our dark side. -- Back cover
Lacan, in spite of everything by Elisabeth Roudinesco( Book )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacques Lacan continues to be subject to the most extravagant interpretations. Angelic to some, he is demonic to others. To recall Lacan?s career, now that the heroic age of psychoanalysis is over, is to remember an intellectual and literary adventure that occupies a founding place in our modernity. Lacan went against the current of many of the hopes aroused by 1968, but embraced their paradoxes, and his language games and wordplay resonate today as so many injunctions to replace rampant individualism with a heightened social consciousness. Widely recognized as the leading authority on Lacan,?lisabeth Roudinesco revisits his life and work: what it was? and what it remains. From the Trade Paperback edition
La famille en désordre by Elisabeth Roudinesco( Book )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Désorientée par la perte d'autorité du père, mutilée par la libéralisation des moeurs, bousculée par la précarité propre à l'économie moderne, la famille semble de moins en moins capable de transmettre les valeurs qu'elle a longtemps incarnées
Théroigne de Méricourt : une femme mélancolique sous la Révolution by Elisabeth Roudinesco( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Généalogies by Elisabeth Roudinesco( Book )

9 editions published in 1994 in French and Undetermined and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans une première partie, cet ouvrage présente les origines, l'enfance, la formation intellectuelle de l'auteure; la seconde partie de l'ouvrage est une chronologie de Freud, du freudisme et de divers événements qui va de 1856 à 1993
Penser la folie : essais sur Michel Foucault( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La part obscure de nous-mêmes : une histoire des pervers by Elisabeth Roudinesco( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in French and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire en Occident, depuis le Moyen Age, des pervers et de la notion de perversion, comme jouissance née du mal et de la destruction de soi ou de l'autre. Retrace l'évolution des interdits qui définissent les frontières entre bien et mal et entre norme et persersion, et présente les figures de Gilles de Rais, de Sade, de Rudolph Höss, etc
Initiation à la linguistique générale by Elisabeth Roudinesco( Book )

14 editions published in 1967 in French and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Jacques Lacan
Why psychoanalysis?Jacques LacanFor what tomorrow : a dialogueJacques Lacan & Co. : a history of psychoanalysis in France, 1925-1985Jacques Lacan : esquisse d'une vie, histoire d'un système de penséeOur dark side : a history of perversionLa famille en désordrePenser la folie : essais sur Michel Foucault
Alternative Names
Élisabeth Roudinesco Frans psycholoog

Élisabeth Roudinesco französische Psychoanalytikerin

Élisabeth Roudinesco French historian and psychoanlyst

Élisabeth Roudinesco French psychoanlyst

Élisabeth Roudinesco historiadora francesa

Élisabeth Roudinesco historienne et psychanalyste française

Élisabeth Roudinesco storica, psicoanalista e scrittrice francese

Élisabeth Roudinescová

Élisabeth Roudinescová francouzská historička a psychoanalytička

Roudinesco, E.

Roudinesco, E. 1944-

Roudinesco, E. (Elisabeth), 1944-

Roudinesco, Élisabeth

Roudinesco, Élisabeth 1944-

Rudinesko, Elizabet

Елизабет Рудинеско

Елізабет Рудинеско

Рудинеско, Элизабет

Рудинеско, Элизабет, 1944-

רודינסקו, אליזבת

רודינסקו, אליזבת 1944-

الیزابت رودینسکو

رودينيسكو، اليزابيث

루디네스코, 엘리자베트 1944-

ルディネスコ, エリザベート

ルディネスコ, エリザベート 1944-

卢迪内斯库, 伊丽莎白