LX:31 | Efficacious Transference

In its essence, the efficacious transference which we’re considering is quite simply the speech act. Each time a man speaks to another in an authentic and full manner, there is, in the true sense, transference, symbolic transference – something takes place which changes the nature of the two beings present. (109)


Lacan, Jacques. The Seminar of Jacques Lacan Book I: Freud's Papers on Technique 1953-1954.  Trans. John Forrester.  Ed. Jacques-Alain Miller.  W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 1991. 

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The Analytical Relation; The Red Ink; A Fundamental Quality of an Act; White; Encouraging an Investment in the Desire to Know

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