Critical Fantasies

LTMO 229

Earl Jackson, Jr.

Fall 1999

Earl Jackson, Jr.

Fall 1999

University of California, Santa Cruz


Earl Jackson, Jr.

University of California, Santa Cruz

Texts by Peirce

Peirce, Charles Sanders. (1931-1935). Collected Papers of Charles Sanders Peirce.

Vols. I-VI. Ed. Charles Hartshorne and Paul Weiss

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press

Writings of Charles S. Peirce: A Chronological Edition (Indianapolis and Bloomington: Indiana UP) Five Vols. to date. Vol 1 (1857-1866), Vol. 2 (1867-1871), Vol. 3 (1872-1878), Vol. 4 (1879-1884), Vol. 5 (1884-1886).

Texts on Peirce

Deely, John, Brooke Williams, and Felicia Kruse, eds. Frontiers in

Semiotics. (1986). Bloomington: Indiana University Press

Deely, John. (1990). Basics of Semiotics Bloomington: Indiana University


Eco, Umberto. (1979) A Theory of Semiotics. Bloomington: Indiana

University Press

Goudge, Thomas. (1950). The Thought of C. S. Peirce. New York: Dover


Hardwick, Charles (ed.) (1977) Semiotic and Significs. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Hookway, Christopher (1985) Peirce. London: Routledge

Hoopes, James (ed.) (1991) Peirce on Signs: Writings on Semiotic by Charles Sanders Peirce Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

Tejera, Victorino. „Has Eco Understood Peirce?“, The American Journal of

Semiotics 6.2/3 (1989), 251-264.

Peirce-Informed Studies

Goodwin, Charles and Alessandro Duranti Rethinking Context: An Introduction. In Rethinking context:

Language as an interactive phenomenon . Alessandro Duranti and Charles

Goodwin, eds. Studies in the Social and Cultural Foundations of Language,

No. 11), pp. 1-42. Cambridge: Cambridge University. 1992.

Graham, Laura. 1993. A public sphere in Amazonia? The depersonalized

collaborative construction of discourse in Xavante. American Ethnologist

20/4: 717-41.

Hymes, Dell. 1970. Linguistic method in ethnography: Its development in

the United States. In P. Garvin (ed.), Method and theory in linguistics,

pp. 249- 325. The Hague: Mouton. (Reprinted in Hymes 1983: 135-244.)

Scollon, Ron and Suzanne Scollon. 1982. Narrative, literacy, and face in

interethnic communication. Norwood, New York: ABLEX.

Stern, Daniel. 1985. The interpersonal world of the infant: A view from

psyschoanalysis and developmental psychology. New York: Basic Books.

Todd, Alexandra Dundas and Sue Fisher, eds. 1993. The social organization

of doctor-patient communication , 2nd ed. Norwood, NJ: Ablex.

Toombs, Kay. 1992. The meaning of illness: A phenomenological account of

the different perspectives of physician and patient. Dordrecht, Boston,

London: Kluwer.

Peirce’s Predecessors

Ferdinand de Saussure

Texts by Saussure

Godel, Robert (ed.) (1957) Les Sources Manuscrites du Cours de Linguistique Générale de F. de Saussure, Geneva and Paris: Droz and Minard.

Saussure, Ferdinand de. (1957) ‚Cours de Linguistique Générale (1908-1909). IIe Cours. Introduction‘, Robert Godel (ed.). Cahiers Ferdinand de Saussure 15: 2-103.

— (1961 [1894-1911]) ‚Lettres de Ferdinand de Saussure à Antoine Meillet‘ (published by Emile Benveniste), Cahiers Ferdinand de Saussure 21: 89-135.

— (1967) Cours de Linguistique Générale [= Saussure-Engler] Critical edition in three volumes, Rudolf Engler (ed.), Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz.

— (1971 [1916]) Cours de Linguistique Générale [= CLG], Charles Bally and Albert Sechehaye (eds.), Paris: Payot.

— (1959) Course in General Linguistics, trans. Wade Baskin, New York and London: McGraw-Hill.

— (1983) Course in General Linguistics, trans. Roy Harris, London: Duckworth.

— (1994 [1967]) Corso di Linguistica Generale, introduction, Italian trans. and commentary Tullio de Mauro, Rome and Bari: Laterza.

— (1994) Manoscritti di Harvard, Herman Parret (ed.), Italian trans. Raffaella Petrilli, Rome and Bari: Laterza.

Starobinski, Jean. (1971) Les Mots sur Les Mots. Les anagrammes de Ferdinand de Saussure, Paris: Gallimard.

Texts on


Culler, Jonathan. (1976) Saussure, London: Fontana.

Harris, Roy. (1987) Reading Saussure, London: Duckworth.

Holdcroft, David. (1991) Saussure. Signs, systems, and arbitrariness, Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press.

Thibault, Paul J. (1996). Re-reading Saussure. The dynamics of signs in social life. London and New York: Routledge.

Ancient Writers



———-. Sophist

———-. Phaedrus

———-.Letters VII and VIII


De Interpretatione


Nicomachean Ethics


The Confessions (excerpts)

———-. On Interpretation.

———-. De Magistro (On the Teacher)

Medieval Writers

St. Thomas Aquinas

Duns Scotus

Early Modern Period

René Descartes [enough to follow Peirce’s arguments against Cartesianism]



John Locke. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

Semiotics of Book Production

Doob, Penelope Reed. The Idea of the Labyrinth from Classical Antiquity through the Middle Ages. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1990.

Eisenstein, Elizabeth. The Printing Press as an Agent of Change: Communications and Cultural Transformations in Early-Modern Europe. 2 Vols. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1979

Tribble, Evelyn B. Margins and Marginality: The Printed Page in Early Modern England. Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia, 1993.

Wall, Wendy. The Imprint of Gender: Authorship and Publication in the English Renaissance. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1993.

Weiss, Irving. Visual Voices: The Poem as a Print Object. Port Charlotte, Florida: Runaway Spoon Press, 1994.


Barthes, Roland. S/Z. Trans. Richard Miller. New York: Hill & Wang, 1974.

———-. Mythologies.

Calvino, Italo. The Literature Machine. London: Secker and Warburg, 1987.

Foucault, Michel. The Order of Things. New York: Random House, 1970.

———-. This is not a pipe.

Rotman, Brian. Signifying Nothing: The Semiotics of Zero. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1987.

Theories of Reading

Darnton, Robert. „Toward a History of Reading.“ Wilson Quarterly. Autumn 1989: 87-102.

Fish, Stanley. „Literature in the Reader: Affective Stylistics.“ New Literary History. 2 (1970-71): 123-162.

Fokkema, Douwe W. „The Concept of Code in the Study of Literature.“ Poetics Today. 6.4 (1985): 643-656.

Frank, Joseph. „Spatial Form in Modern Literature.“ The Sewanee Review. (1945).

Gandelman, Claude. Reading Pictures, Viewing Texts. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1991.

Iser, Wolfgang. The Act of Reading: A Theory of Aesthetic Response. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1978.

Jackson, Holbrook. The Fear of Books. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1932.

Kennedy, Alan. The Psychology of Reading. London and New York: Methuen, 1984.

Kenney, Richard. The Invention of the Zero. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993.

Miller, J. Hillis. Illustration. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1992.

Mitchell, W.J.T. Iconology: Image, Text, Ideology. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1986.

——–. Picture Theory: Essays on Verbal and Visual Representation. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1994.

Neel, Jasper. Plato, Derrida, and Writing. Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, 1988.

Ong, Walter J. Interfaces of the Word: Studies in the Evolution of Consciousness and Culture. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1977.

——–. Orality and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word. London and New York: Methuen, 1982.

Hypermedia (with an aim at Semiotic Analysis/Practice


Aronowitz, Stanley, Barbara Martinson and Michael Menser, eds. Technoscience and Cyberculture. New York and London: Routledge, 1996.

Birkerts, Sven. The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age. Boston and London: Faber and Faber, 1994.

Bolter, Jay David. Turing’s Man: Western Culture in the Computer Age. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1984.

——–. Writing Space: The Computer, Hypertext, and the History of Writing. Hillsdale, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1991..

Conley, Verena Andermatt, ed. Rethinking Technologies. Minneapolis and London: University of Minneapolis Press, 1993.

Costanzo, William V. The Electronic Text: Learning to Write, Read, and Reason with Computers. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Educational Technology Publications, 1989.

Dery, Mark, ed. Flame Wars: The Discourse of Cyberculture. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 1994.

Ess, Charles, ed. Philosophical Perspectives on Computer-Mediated Communication. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1996.

Hayles, N. Katherine. The Cosmic Web: Scientific Field Models and Literary Strategies in the Twentieth Century. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1984.

——–, ed. Chaos and Order: Complex Dynamics in Literature and Science. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1991.

Heim, Michael. Electric Language: A Philosophical Study of Word Processing. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1987.

——–. The Metaphysics of Virtual Reality. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Hypertext ’96: The Seventh ACM Conference on Hypertext. Conference Proceedings. New York: Association for Computing Machinery, 1996.

Joyce, Michael. Of Two Minds: Hypertext Pedagogy and Poetics. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1995.

Landow, George and Paul Delany, eds. The Digital Word: Text-Based and Computing in the Humanities. Cambridge, Mass and London: The MIT Press, 1993.

——–. Hypermedia and Literary Studies. Cambridge, Mass and London: The MIT Press, 1991.

Landow, George. Hypertext: The Convergence of Contemporary Critical Theory and Technology. Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.

——–, ed. Hyper/Text/Theory. Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.

Lanham, Richard. The Electronic Word: Democracy, Technology, and the Arts. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1993.

Negroponte, Nicholas. Being Digital. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995.

Nelson, Theodor Holm. Literary Machines. 93.1 Sausalito: Mindful Press, 1993.

Nyce, James M., and Kahn, Paul, eds. From Memex to Hypertext: Vannevar Bush and the Mind’s Machine. San Diego: Academic Press, 1991.

Paulson, William R.. The Noise of Culture: Literary Texts in a World of Information. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1988.

Porush, David. The Soft Machine: Cybernetic Fiction. New York and London: Methuen, 1985.

Poster, Mark. The Mode of Information: Poststructuralism and Social Context. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990.

Ramelli, Agostino. The Various and Ingenious Machines of Agostino Ramelli. Martha Teach Gnudi, trans. New York: Dover Publications, 1976

Saarinen, Esa and Taylor, Mark. Imagologies: Media Philosophy. London: Routledge, 1994.

Sanders, Barry. A is for Ox: Violence, Electronic Media, and the Silencing of the Written Word. New York: Pantheon Books, 1994.

Tuman, Myron, ed. Literacy Online: The Promise (and Peril) of Reading and Writing With Computers. Pittsburgh and London: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1992.

——–. Word Perfect: Literacy in the Computer Age. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1992.


Alis, Rutherford. „Ut Simulacrum, Poesis.“ New Literary History. 20.2 (1989): 323-340.

Benjamin, Walter. „The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction.“ Illuminations. Trans. Harry Zohn. New York: Schocken Books, 1969.

Coover, Robert. „The End of Books.“ The New York Times Book Review. June 21, 1992: 11.

Gilman, Ernest. „Interart Studies and the ‚Imperialism‘ of Language.“ Poetics Today. 10:1 (Spring 1989) 5-29.

Halio, Marcia Peoples. „Student Writing: Can the Machine Maim the Message?“ Academic Computing. January 1990:16-19, 45.

——–. „Maiming Re-Viewed.“ Computers and Composition. 7 (1990): 103-07.

Halpern, Richard. „The Lyric in the Field of Information: Autopoiesis and History in Donne’s Songs and Sonnets.“ The Yale Journal of Criticism. 6.1 (1993): 185- 215.

Harker, W. John. „Information Processing and the Reading of Literary Texts.“ New Literary History. 20.2 (1989): 465-482.

Hayles, N. Katherine. „The Seductions of Cyberspace.“ Rethinking Technologies. Verena Andermatt Conley, ed. (1993): 173-190.

——–. „Text Out of Context: Situating Postmodernism Within an Information Society.“ Discourse. 9 (Spring-Summer 1987): 24-36.

Morgan, Paul. „Hypertext and the Literary Document.“ Journal of Documentation. 47:4 (Dec. 1991), 373-388.

Paulson, William R. „Computers, Minds and Texts: Preliminary Reflections.“ New Literary History. 20.2 (1989): 291-304.

Riffaterre, Michael. „Intertextuality vs. Hypertextuality.“ New Literary History. 25 (1994): 779-788.

Rothenberg, Jeff. „Literature, Complexity, Interdisciplinarity.“ Chaos and Order, ed. N. Katherine Hayles. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1991.

Rotman, Brian. „Thinking Dia-Grams: Mathematics, Writing, and Virtual Reality.“ The South Atlantic Quarterly. 94:2 (Spring 1995): 389-415.

Shillingsburg, Peter L. „Polymorphic, Polysemic, Protean, Reliable, Electronic Texts.“ Palimpsest: Editorial Theory in the Humanities. eds. Bornstein, George and Williams, Ralph G. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1993.

Stonum, Gary Lee. „Cybernetic Explanation as a Theory of Reading.“ New Literary History. 20.2 (1989): 397-410.

Online Resources

Hayles, N. Katherine. „The Materiality of Informatics.“ Configurations. (1992) 1:1.

Rodowick, D.N. „Audiovisual Culture and Interdisciplinary Knowledge.“ 1995

[Also published in New Literary History, 26 (1995): 111-121.]

Unsworth, John. „Electronic Scholarship or, Scholarly Publishing and the Public.“ 1994.

Zorach, Rebecca E. „New Medieval Aesthetic: Learning from the Nerds of the Middle Ages.“ Wired 2.01: 1994.


Emmeche, Claus and Jesper Hoffmeyer (1991). „From Language to Nature: The

Semiotic Metaphor in Biology“, Semiotica 84(1/2): 1-42.

Florkin, Marcel (1974). „Concepts of Molecular Biosemiotics and of Molecular

Evolution“. In M Florkin and Elmer H. Stoltz (eds.). Comprehensive

Biochemistry. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1-124.

Hoffmeyer, Jesper (1992). „Some Semiotic Aspects of the Psycho-Physical

Relation: The Endo-Exosemiotic Boundary“. In Thomas A. Sebeok and Jean

Umiker-Sebeok (eds.). Biosemiotics: The Semiotic Web 1991. Berlin: Mouton de

Gruyter, 101-123.

Hoffmeyer, Jesper (1994 a). „The Global Semiosphere“. In Irmengard Rauch

(eds.) Proceedings of 5th Congress of The International Association for

Semiotic Studies, Berkeley: Mouton Gruyter (forthcoming).

Hoffmeyer, Jesper (1995 b). „The Swarming Cyberspace of the Body“,

Cybernetics & Human Knowing 3(1): 1-10.

Hoffmeyer, Jesper (1995 c). Molekularbiologie und Genetik in Semiotischer

Sicht“. In Thure von Uexküll (ed.) Psychosomatische Medizin, 5. Auflage.

München: Urban & Schwarzenberger, 53-62.

Hoffmeyer, Jesper (1996). Minding Nature. The Natural History of

Signification, Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Hoffmeyer, Jesper and Claus Emmeche (1991). „Code-Duality and the Semiotics

of Nature“. In Myrdene Anderson and Floyd Merrell (eds.). On Semiotic

Modeling. New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 117-166.

Oyama, Susan (1995). „The Accidental Chordate: Contingency in Developmental

Systems“, The South Atlantic Quarterly 94(2): 509-526.

Uexküll, Jakob von (1982 [1940]). „The Theory of Meaning“, Semiotica 42(1):


Uexküll, T. v.: 1982 Introduction: Meaning and Science in Jacob von

Uexküll’s Concept of Biology“, Semiotica 42, (1), pp. 1-24.

Ulanowics and J. S. Wicken (1989). „Evolution in Thermodynamic Perspective:

An Ecological Approach“, Biol. Phil. 4: 373-405.

Yates, Eugene F. (1985). „Semiotics as Bridge Between Information (Biology)

and Dynamics (Physics)“, Recherches Sémiotiques/ Semiotic Inquiry 5:


Yates, Eugene F. and Peter N. Kugler (1984). „Signs, Singularities and

Significance: A Physical Model for Semiotics“, Semiotica 52(1/2): 49-77.

Additional References

Chandler, Daniel. (1994). „Semiotics for Beginners“

web site:

Social Semiotics

Bernstein, Basil. Class, Codes and Control, 3 vols. (London: Routledge &

Kegan Paul Ltd, 1973-1975)

Halliday, M. A. K. Language as Social Semiotic: The Social Interpretation of

Language and Meaning (Baltimore: University Park Press, 1978).

Hodge, Robert and Gunther Kress. (1988). Social Semiotics. Ithaca: Cornell

University Press.

Jameson, Fredric. „The Ideology of the Text,“ The Ideologies of Theory:

Essays 1971-1986, Vol. 1: Situations of Theory (Minneapolis: University of

Minnesota Press, 1988):17-76.

Stewart, John. (1995) Language as Articulate Contact: Toward A Post-Semiotic

Philosophy of Communication (Albany: State University Press of New York

Sebeok, Thomas. „Pandora’s Box: How and Why to Communicate 10,000 Years into

the Future,“ On Signs, 448-466.

Thibault, Paul. Social Semiotics as Praxis: Text, Social Meaning Making, and

Nabokov’s „Ada“ (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1991).

Structuralism and Post-Structuralism

Roland Barthes

Barthes, Roland. „Inaugural Lecture, Collège de France,“ A Barthes Reader,

Trans. Richard Howard, Ed. Susan Sontag (New York: Noonday Press, 1982):


— „Interview: A Conversation with Roland Barthes,“ The Grain of the Voice:

Interviews 1962-1980, Trans. Linda Coverdale (New York: Hill and Wang,

1985): 128-149.

— „Introduction to the Structural Analysis of Narratives,“ The Semiotic

Challenge, Trans. Richard Howard (New York: Hill and Wang, 1988): 95-135.

— „Myth Today,“ Mythologies, Ed. and Trans. Annette Lavers (New York:

Noonday Press, 1972): 109-159.

— „On S/Z and Empire of Signs,“ The Grain of the Voice, 68-87.

— Roland Barthes by Roland Barthes, Trans. Richard Howard (New York: Hill

and Wang, 1977).

— „The Structuralist Activity,“ Critical Essays, Trans. Richard Howard

(Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1972): 213-220.

— „The Struggle with the Angel: Textual analysis of Genesis 32:22-32,“

Image Music Text, Ed and Trans. Stephen Heath (New York: Hill and Wang,

1977): 125-141.

— S/Z (Paris: éditions du Seuil, 1970).

Texts on Barthes

Bannet, Eve Tavor. Structuralism and the Logic of Dissent: Barthes, Derrida,

Foucault, Lacan (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1989).

Calvet, Louis-Jean. Roland Barthes: A Biography, Trans. Sarah Wykes

(Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995).

Culler, Jonathan. Roland Barthes (New York: Oxford University Press, 1983).

Champagne, Roland. Literary History in the Wake of Roland Barthes:

Re-Defining the Myths of Reading (Birmingham: Summa Publications, Inc.,


Thody, Philip. Roland Barthes: A Conservative Estimate (Atlantic Highlands,

NJ: Humanities Press, 1977).

Moriarty, Michael. Roland Barthes (Stanford: Stanford University Press,


Blondel, Eric. „Interpreting Texts With and Without Nietzsche,“ Transforming

the Hermeneutic Context: From Nietzsche to Nancy, Ed. Gayle L. Ormiston and

Alan D. Schrift (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1990): 69-87.

Blonsky, Marshall. „When Chains of Difference Intersect: A Lesson,“ On

Signs, Ed. Marshall Blonsky (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press,

1985): 441-443.

Bruss, Elizabeth. Beautiful Theories: The Spectacle of Discourse in

Contemporary Criticism (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press,


Introductory Texts

Chatman, Seymour. Story and Discourse: Narrative Structure in Fiction and

Film (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1978).

Culler, Jonathan. The Pursuit of Signs: Semiotics, Literature,

Deconstruction (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1981).

— „The Semiotics of Tourism,“ Framing the Sign: Criticism and Its

Institutions (Norman: Univeristy of Oklahoma Press, 1988): 153-167.

Derrida, Jacques. „Structure, Sign, and Play in the Discourse of the Human

Sciences,“ Writing and Difference, Trans. Alan Bass (Chicago: University of

Chicago Press, 1978): 278-294.

Detweiler, Robert. Story, Sign, and Self: Phenomenology and Structuralism as

Literary Critical Methods (Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1978).

Elam, Keir. The Semiotics of Theatre and Drama (London: Metheun, 1980).

Frank, Manfred. „The Interpretation of a Text,“ Transforming the Hermeneutic

Context , 145-176.

Frye, Northrop. The Great Code: The Bible and Literature (New York: Harcourt

Brave Jovanovich, 1982).

Scholes, Robert. Semiotics and Interpretation (New Haven: Yale University

Press, 1982).

— Structuralism in Literature (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1974).

Silverman, Kaja. The Subject of Semiotics (New York: Oxford University

Press, 1983).

Umberto Eco

Eco, Umberto. The Open Work, Trans. Anna Cancogni (Cambridge: Harvard

University Presss, 1989).

— A Theory of Semiotics (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1976).

Eco, Umberto. The Role of the Reader: Explorations in the Semiotics of Texts

(Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1979).

Roman Jakobson

Jakobson, Roman. „Linguistics and Poetics,“ Language in Literature, Ed.

Krystyna Pomorska and Stephen Rudy (Cambridge: Belknap Press, 1987): 62-94.

— „On Linguistic Aspects of Translation,“ Language in Literature ,


— „Two Aspects of Language and Two Types of Aphasic Disturbances,“

Language in Literature, 95-120.

Johnson, Barbara. „The Critical Difference: Barthes/Balzac,“ The Critical

Difference: Essays in the Contemporary Rhetoric of Reading (Baltimore: The

Johns Hopkins University Press, 1980): 3-12.

Lotman, Jurij. The Structure of the Artistic Text, Trans. Gail Lenhoff and

Ronald Vroon (Ann Arbor: Michigan Slavic Contributions, 1977).


On-line Resources [Internal]

On Psychoanalysis

Freud’s Life in Outline

Select Bibliography of Freud’s Works

Freud on Fantasy

Others on Freud

Freud and Lacan Seminar

Site from a seminar in Fall of 1997, it’s still quite topical

Hysteria and Paranoia The site for this seminar remains one of my most ambitious and robust.

On Semiotics

A Working Bibliography on Charles S. Peirce I’ve been compiling this for a while and there’s fortunately [I think ;-)] no end in sight or or site.

Histories of Meaning

Plato Underground

Cinema and Subjectivity The already rather large site integrated into the other course I am teaching this quarter, Cinema and Subjectivity, whose resonance with this seminar is no accident.

External Resources


Psychoanalysis Resources

All Freud Links Part of the magnificent „Think-a-Links“ compendium designed and maintained by Timothy Leuers. In addition to the Freud links, Professor Leuers also provides link catalogues of Internet resources on the work of Slavoj Zizek, Jacques Derrida, and Mikhail Bakthin. But this site is most famous for its original and still most robust section, the All Lacan Links


Arisbe: Peirce Telecommunity Project Web Site

The Peirce Edition Project

Charles Sanders Peirce

The American Philosophy Association

Indiana University Press
Conceptual Graphs: Frequently Asked Questions
The PEIRCE Project: a Conceptual Graphs Workbench
4th International Conference on Conceptual Structures
Semiotics according to Robert Marty
The Lacan Underground
The Jerome Caja Reliquarium
Post Joy

To The Syllabus

To The Freud Life Line

Select Bibliography of Freud’s Works

Select Bibliography of texts on Freud

Freud’s pre-psychoanalytic career – an Outline

A list of Freud’s works dealing specifically with

the question of fantasy.

Another Scene Search Engine

Cinema and subjectivity

Hysteria and Paranoia Seminar

Freud and Lacan Seminar