Re: Lacanian Psychotherepy and female desire

Alessandra Iantaffi (
Thu, 17 Apr 1997 13:18:50 +0100 (BST)

Hi Vicki and any other interested,

have you already looked at Irigaray critique of Lacan, and some of her
other writings? Hope this helps,

On Mon, 14 Apr 1997, Vicki Martin wrote:

> Hi,
> It was suggested through POWRL that I contact members of the PCP list for
> information on the following. I am a student at the University of Hawai'i
> majoring in psychology.
> I am in the process of writing a paper for a graduate level feminist
> theory class dealing with Lacan's theory of psychotherapy, and its value
> in describing female desire. My question is two part, first is there
> another theory out that that adequately explains female desire. The
> second part of this question is, is there a theory that does this without
> delving into psychotherapy and the unconscious. I will be eternally
> grateful for any help with this.
> For a private response my e-mail address is
> Vicki
> University of Hawai'i