November 8, 2020

Encountering R. D. Laing’s Divided Self 1960. Penguin Modern Classics: 2010. ISBN: 9780141189376. £10.99

As a Lacanian coming to Laing late, the title of his most renowned book had always held such allure: was the contemporaneous Divided Self working along similar lines to Lacan’s concept of, and theory surrounding, the divided subject? Yes and no, of course; but also, so much more. With Lacan, despite his psychiatric beginnings; the […]