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Lacanian Lipstick on an Unconscious Pig

in Adam Serwer, Amy Hungerford, Fredric Jameson, Gavin Miller, Jacques Lacan, Philip Roth, Philosophy and Literature, psychoanalysis, The Human Stain

(Crossposted at ARCADE.) Gavin Miller has a written a fascinating article,"The Apathetic Fallacy," in the April 2010 issue of Philosophy and Literature. Following up on the arguments made by Steven Knapp and Walter Benn Michaels in "Against Theory," Miller argues that the humanities are plagued by a wide-ranging — and harmful — taboo against speaking […]