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Publications

Monograph

Freud and the Scene of Trauma, (New York: Fordham University Press, 2013)

Edited Volumes

1. Seductions and Enigmas: Laplanche, Theory, Culture, eds. John Fletcher and Nicholas Ray (London: Lawrence and Wishart, 2014)

2. Ed. and trans. Jean Laplanche, Freud and the Sexual (International Psychoanalytic Books, 2011)

3. Ed. Jean Laplanche and the Theory of Seduction, special issue on Laplanche and his co-thinkers (New Formations, no. 48, 2002-3)

4. Ed. and co-trans. wth Luke Thurston, Jean Laplanche, Essays on Otherness (Routledge,1999)

5. Ed. (with Martin Stanton) Jean Laplanche: Seduction, Translation and the Drives, a Dossier (Insititute of Contemporary Arts, 1992)

6. Ed. (with Andrew Benjamin) Abjection, Melancholia and Love: the Work of Julia Kristeva (Routledge, 1990)

7. Ed. Melodrama and Transgression, special issue on Melodrama (Screen, vol.29, no. 3, 1988)

Articles

1. "Gradiva: Freud, Fetishism and Pompeiian Fantasy," Psychoanalytic Quarterly, vol. LXXXII, no. 4, 2013

2. “ ‘His Majesty the Ego’: from Freud to Laplanche”, Sitegeist: A Journal of Psychoanalysis and Philosophy, no.4, April 2010, pp. 47-71

3. “Seduction and the Vicissitudes of Translation: the Work of Jean Laplanche:”, The Psychoanalytic Quarterly, vol. LXXVI, no. 4, 2007, pp. 1241-91

4. “The Scenography of Trauma: a ‘Copernican’ reading of Sophocles’ Oedipus the King”, Textual Practice, vol. 21, no. 1, 2007, pp. 17-41

5. “The Semiotic and the Other: a response to Julia Kristeva” / “Le sémiotique et autrui: une réponse à Julia Kristeva”, in Julia Kristeva, Thinking about Liberty in Dark Times: the Holberg Prize Seminar2004 / Penser La Liberté en temps de Détresse: le Séminaire du Prix Holberg, Holberg Prize Committee, University of Bergen (Norway) / University of Paris 7 (Dénis Diderot), 2005

6. “Recent Developments in the General Theory of Primal Seduction”, Editorial Introduction to special issue of New Formations (no. 48, 2003), Jean Laplanche and the Theory of Seduction, pp. 5-25

7. “Freud, Hoffmann and the Deathwork”, Angelaki, vol. 7, number 2, August 2002, pp. 125-141

8. "The Haunted Closet: Henry James's Queer Spectrality", Textual Practice, vol.14, no. 1, 2000, pp. 53-80

Reprinted in Gothic: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies, volume III, ed. Fred Botting and Dale Townshend, London: Routledge, 2004

9. “Gender, Sexuality and the Theory of Seduction”, Women: a Cultural Review, vol. 11, 2000

Revised and reprinted in The Academic Face of Psychoanalysis, ed. Louise Braddock and Michael Lacewing, London: Routledge, 2007, pp. 224-240

10. "The other within: rethinking psychoanalysis: an interview with Jean Laplanche", John Fletcher and Peter Osborne, Radical Philosophy, no. 102, July/August, 2000, pp. 31-41

11. "Psychoanalysis and the Question of the Other", Editorial Introduction to Essays on Otherness, Jean Laplanche, ed. John Fletcher, London: Routledge, 1999, pp.1-52

12. "The Sins of the Fathers: the Persistence of Gothic", in Romanticism and Postmodernism, ed. Edward Larrissy, Cambridge University Press, 1999, pp. 113-40

13. " Marx the Uncanny ?: Ghosts and their relation to the Mode of Production", Radical Philosophy, no.75, Jan.-Feb. 1996, pp. 31-37

14. "Primal Scenes and the Female Gothic: Rebecca and Gaslight", Screen, vol. 36, no. 4, December 1995, pp. 341-370.

Reprinted in Gothic: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies, volume III, ed. Fred Botting and Dale Townshend, London: Routledge, 2004

15. "The Letter in the Unconscious: the Enigmatic Signifier in the work of Jean Laplanche", in Jean Laplanche: Seduction, Translation and the Drives, ed. John Fletcher and Martin Stanton, London: Institute of Contemporary Arts, ICA Documents series, 1992, pp. 93-120

Revised and translated as "La lettre dans l'inconscient: le signifiant énigmatique dans l'oeuvre de Jean Laplanche", in Colloque internationale de psychanalyse: Nouveaux fondements pour la psychanalyse: Actes du Colloque de Montréal ed. Jacques André, Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1994, pp. 29-55

16. "Forster's Self-Erasure: Maurice and the Scene of 'Masculine Love' ", in Sexual Sameness: Textual Differences in Lesbian and Gay Writing, ed. Joseph Bristow, London: Routledge, 1992, pp. 64-90

17. "Melodrama - an Introduction", Melodrama and Transgression, Screen, vol.29, no. 3, 1988, pp. 2-12

18. ""Versions of Masquerade", Melodrama and Transgression, Screen, vol.29, no. 3, 1988, pp. 43-70

19. "Freud and his Uses: Psychoanalysis and Gay Theory", in Homosexuality, Which Homosexuality ?, International Scientific Conference of Lesbian and Gay Studies: Social Sciences, vol. 2, Amsterdam, 1987, pp. 274-286

Revised and reprinted in Coming on Strong: Gay Politics and Culture, ed. Simon Shepherd and Mick Wallis, London: Unwin Hyman, 1989, pp. 90-118

20. "Poetry, Gender and Primal Fantasy", in Formations of Fantasy, ed. Victor Burgin, Cora Kaplan &James Donald, London: Methuen, 1986, pp.109-141

Translations

1. Jean Laplanche, “Narrativity and Hermeneutics: Some Propositions” in Jean Laplanche and the Theory of Seduction, special issue, New Formations, no. 48, Winter 2002-3, pp. 26-29

2. Jacqueline Lanouzière, “Breast-feeding as Original Seduction and Primal Scene of Seduction”, in Jean Laplanche and the Theory of Seduction, special issue, New Formations, no. 48, Winter 2002-3, pp. 53-68

3. Dominique Scarfone, “ ‘It was not my mother’: From Seduction to Negation”, in Jean Laplanche and the Theory of Seduction, special issue, New Formations, no. 48, Winter 2002-3, pp. 69-76

4. With Luke Thurston, Jean Laplanche, “Sublimation and/or Inspiration”, in Jean Laplanche and the Theory of Seduction, special issue, New Formations, no. 48, Winter 2002-3, pp. 30-50.

5. Jean Laplanche, “Three Meanings of the Word ‘Unconscious’ in the Framework of the General Theory of Seduction”, in Current Concepts of the Unconscious: Models and Challenges, ed. José Maria Calich and Helmut Hinz, London: IPA Press, 2007, pp. 31-46

Revised and reprinted in Jean Laplanche, Freud and the Sexual (New York: International Psychoanalytic Books, 2011).

6. Jean Laplanche, Freud and the Sexual, New York: International Psychoanalytic Books, 2011. Editor and Textual Reviser: John Fletcher, Translators: John Fletcher, Jonathan House, Nicholas Ray

Conferences and Film Seasons

1. July 1986. Freud at the Movies: Hollywood and Psychoanalysis, a season of twenty-one films at the National Film Theatre, London. Apart from the choice of films and format for the season, this involved the writing of the Introduction and Notes on each film for the July NFT booklet, and the co-writing with Mark Finch of the Programme Notes to accompany the screening of each film.

2. May 1986. Desire and Love: the work of Julia Kristeva, a conference held at the Centre for Research in Philosophy and Literature, University of Warwick, with the participation of Professor Julia Kristeva (Sorbonne) as Visiting Fellow at the Centre, co-organised with Andrew Benjamin.

3. January 1990. Dreamworks: Freud on Film. A season of fourteen films on the cinematic representation of psychoanalysis. This was conceived as a sequel to the July, 1986 NFT season, and dealt with recent and avant-garde films. Institute of Contemporary Arts, London.

4. May 1990. New Foundations for Psychoanalysis ?, a conference at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, with the participation of Professor Laplanche (Sorbonne).

5. April 1991. On Lacan, conference on the work of Jacques Lacan, with the participation of Professor Malcolm Bowie (University of London). Co-organised with Dr. Edward Larrissy, Centre for Research in Philosophy and Literature, University of Warwick.

6. May 1996. Homospectrality : the Haunting of Culture by Queerness, with the participation of Professor Terry Castle (Stanford). Co-organised with Dr. Kate Chedgzoy, European Humanities Research Centre, University of Warwick.

7. December 1999. Jean Laplanche: an exploration, with the participation of Professor Laplanche (Paris VII), Institute of Contemporary Arts, London.