Joan Copjec Bibliography

Jacques Marie Émile Lacan (1901 – 1981) was a French psychoanalyst and psychiatrist. His books and ideas had a significant impact on critical theory, literary theory, philosophy, sociology, feminist theory, film theory and clinical psychoanalysis.



  • Écrits, Paris: Seuil, 1966, PDF.
    • Écrits, 2 vols., Paris: Seuil, 1970-71. Selection.
    • Écrits: A Selection, trans. Alan Sheridan, New York: Norton, 1977; Tavistock, 1977; Routledge, 1989; 2001; 2005. Nine of the twenty-nine major texts from the 1966 edition. (English)
    • Écrits: A Selection, trans. Bruce Fink with Héloise Fink and Russell Grigg, New York and London: Norton, 2002. (English)
    • Écrits: The First Complete Edition in English, trans. Bruce Fink with Héloise Fink and Russell Grigg, New York and London: Norton, 2005, Log. (English)
  • Television, Paris: Seuil, 1974.
    • "Television", October, 1987. (English) Partial trans.
    • Television / A Challenge to the Psychoanalytic Establishment, ed. Joan Copjec, trans. Denis Hollier, Rosalind Krauss, Annette Michelson (T), and Jeffrey Mehlman (CPE), New York and London: Norton, 1990, Log. (English)
  • Feminine Sexuality: Jacques Lacan and the école freudienne, eds. Juliet Mitchell and Jacqueline Rose, trans. Jacqueline Rose, New York: Norton, 1983. (English)
  • Autres écrits, Paris: Seuil, 2001, PDF, ARG.


  • The Seminar of Jacques Lacan, ed. Jacques-Alain Miller, New York: Norton. (English)
    • I, Freud's Papers on Technique, 1953–1954, trans. John Forrester, 1988.
    • II, The Ego in Freud's Theory and in the Technique of Psychoanalysis, 1954–1955, trans. Sylvana Tomaselli, 1988.
    • III, The Psychoses, trans. Russell Grigg, 1993.
    • VII, The Ethics of Psychoanalysis, 1959–1960, trans. Dennis Porter, 1992.
    • X, Anxiety, 1962–1963, trans. Bruce Fink, New York: Polity, 2014.
    • XI, The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis, 1964, trans. Alan Sheridan, 1977, IA.
    • XVII, The Other Side of Psychoanalysis, trans. Russell Grigg, 2007.
    • XX, Encore: On Feminine Sexuality, the Limits of Love and Knowledge, trans. Bruce Fink, 1998.


  • Anthony Wilden, "Jacques Lacan: A partial Bibliographie", Yale French Studies 36-37 (1966). (English)
  • Michel De Wolf, "Essai de bibliographic complete". Magazine littéraire 121 (Feb 1977).
  • Heinrich Hans-Jürguen, "Bibliographie der Schriften von Jacques Lacan", Psyche 34 (1980). (German)
  • John Muller, William Richardson, ??, in Lacan and Language: A Reader's Guide to Écrits, 1982. (English)
  • Joel Dor, Bibliographie destravaux de Jacques Lacan, Paris: Interéditions, 1983.
  • Michael Clark, Jacques Lacan. An Annotated Bibliography, 2 vols., New York and London: Garland, 1988, 893 pp. (in 9 languages). Review: Eecke (1990).
  • Marcelle Marini, in Lacan, Paris: Belfonel, 1986.
  • Élisabeth Roudinesco, "General Bibliography of the Works of Jacques Lacan", in Jacques Lacan: Outline of a Life, History of a System of Thought, 1997, pp 511-546. (English)
    • "Bibliografía general de los trabajos de Jacques Lacan", in Lacan. Esbozo de una vida, historia de un sistema de pensamiento, Buenos Aires: Fondo de Cultura Economica, 1994; Bogota: FCE, 2000, pp 701-762. (Spanish)



Philosophical essays[edit]

  • Louis Althusser, Écrits sur la psychanalyse: Freud et Lacan, eds. & intro. Olivier Corpet and François Matheron, Paris: Stock/IMEC, 1993, 310 pp.
    • Sulla psicoanalisi: Freud e Lacan, trans. G. Piana, Milan: Cortina Raffaello, 1994, 304 pp. (Italian)
    • Writings on Psychoanalysis: Freud and Lacan, trans. Jeffrey Mehlman, Columbia University Press, 1996, 194 pp, ARG. (English)
    • Escritos Sobre Psicoanalisis: Freud y Lacan, Mexico: Siglo XXI, 2000, 272 pp. (Spanish)


  • Catherine Clément, Vies et légende de Jacques Lacan, Paris: Grasset, 1981, 256 pp.
  • Élisabeth Roudinesco, Jacques Lacan: esquisse d'une vie, histoire d'un système de pensée, Paris: Fayard, 1993, 723 pp.
    • Lacan. Esbozo de una vida, historia de un sistema de pensamiento, Buenos Aires: Fondo de Cultura Economica, 1994; Bogota: FCE, 2000, 815 pp, Log. (Spanish)
    • Jacques Lacan: Outline of a Life, History of a System of Thought, trans. Barbara Bray, Columbia University Press, 1997, Log. (English)
    • Jaques Lacan. Schiţa unei vieţi, istoria unui sistem de gândire, trans. Delia Vasiliu, Bucharest: Trei, 1998. (Romanian)
  • Élisabeth Roudinesco, Lacan, envers et contre tout, Paris: Seuil, 2011.
    • Lacan: In Spite of Everything, trans. Gregory Elliott, Verso, 2014, 224 pp, EPUB. (English)
  • Jacques-Alain Miller, Vie de Lacan, Paris: Navarin, 2011, 24 pp.
  • J. Baños Orellana, La novela de Lacan. De neopsiquiatra a psicoanalista, Buenos Aires: El cuenco de plata - Imago, 2013, 304 pp. (Spanish)


  • Élisabeth Roudinesco, Michel Plon, Dictionnaire de la psychanalyse, Paris: Fayard, 1997; 2000; 2006.
    • Dicionário de psicanálise, trans. Vera Ribeiro and Lucy Magalhães, Mexico: Jorge Zahar, 1998, PDF. (Spanish)
    • Dicţionar de psihanaliză, trans. Matei Georgescu, Daniela Luca, Valentin Protopopescu and Genoveva Teleki, Bucharest: Trei, 2002. (Romanian)
    • Wörterbuch der Psychoanalyse. Namen, Länder, Werke, Begriffe, trans. Christoph Eissing-Christophersen, Marion Müllerburg, Renate Nentwig, Michel Ramaharomanana, Franziska Roelcke and Michael Wiesmüller, Heidelberg and New York: Springer, 2004, PDF. (German)
  • Huguette Glowinski, Zita M. Marks, Sara Murphy, A Compendium of Lacanian Terms, Free Association Books, 2001, 192 pp. (English)


  • Sherry Turkle, Psychoanalytic Politics: Freud's French Revolution, New York: Basic Books, 1978, 278 pp, ARG; 2nd ed., rev., 1992. (English) Reviews: Harris, Sturrock, Strawson, Turkle's reply to Wollheim.
    • La France freudienne, Fayard,‎ 1982.
  • John Muller, William Richardson, Lacan and Language: A Reader's Guide to Écrits, New York: International Universities Press, 1982. (English)
  • François Dosse, History of Structuralism, 2 vols., 1991–.
  • Élisabeth Roudinesco, Histoire de la psychanalyse en France, II, Paris: Fayard, 1994, 777 pp.
  • Dylan Evans, An Introductory Dictionary of Lacanian Psychoanalysis, 1996. (English)
  • Alan Sokal, Jean Bricmont, Intellectual Impostures: Postmodern Philosophers’ Abuse of Science, 1997–.
  • Bruce Fink, A Clinical Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis: Theory and Technique, Harvard University Press, 1999, 318 pp. (English)
  • Erin Felicia Labbie, Lacan's Medievalism, Minnesota Press, 2006, IA. (English)
  • André Nusselder, Interface Fantasy: A Lacanian Cyborg Ontology, MIT Press, 2009, 184 pp, Log. (English)
  • Henry Bond, Lacan at the Scene, foreword Slavoj Zizek, MIT Press, 2009, 233 pp, Log. (English)
  • Alain Badiou, Élisabeth Roudinesco, Jacques Lacan: passé présent, Paris: Seuil, 2012.
    • Jacques Lacan, Past and Present: A Dialogue, trans. Jason E. Smith, Columbia University Press, 2014, IA, PDF. (English)
  • Will Greenshields, Writing the Structures of the Subject: Lacan and Topology, Palgrave, 2017, ARG. (English)


Joan K. Copjec is an American philosopher, theorist, author, feminist, and prominent American Lacanianpsychoanalyst. She is Professor of Modern Culture & Media at Brown University.[1]

Early life and career[edit]

Copjec received her bachelor's degree from Wheaton College in English literature. She received her masters from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and began her doctoral thesis there. Her interest in film emerged while she was studying there. She attended the Orson Welles Film School in Cambridge, Massachusetts then the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London.[2]

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • Read My Desire: Lacan against the Historicists
  • Imagine There's No Woman: Ethics and Sublimation


  1. ^"Joan Copjec". Brown University. Retrieved 23 November 2013. 
  2. ^Nickel, Mark. "Joan Copjec". Brown University. Brown University. 

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