This is one of the essential things I said [...] analysis can be distinguished from everything that was produced by discourse prior to analysis by the fact that it enunciates the following, which is the very backbone of my teaching - I speak without knowing it. I speak with my body and I do so unbeknownst to myself. Thus I always say more than I know (plus que je n’en sais). (119)
Lacan, Jacques. The Seminar of Jacques Lacan Book XX: On Feminine Sexuality: The Limits of Love and Knowledge (Encore 1972-1973). Trans. Bruce Fink. Ed. Jacques-Alain Miller. W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 1998.
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