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Article title

The Magic Toyshop as Nucleus of Desire: A Lacanian Analysis

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Abstracts
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The Magic Toyshop (1967), Angela Carter’s second novel, is the story of a young middle-class English girl –Melanie, who with her brother and sister has to move to London and live with her uncle after the death of her parents in an accident. Uncle Philips functions as the primordial father in the household and does not tolerate any digression or transgression from the Law. This paper aims to offer a Lacanian analysis of The Magic Toyshop by focusing on the major polarity that stands out in the novel around which all the narrative is structured: Desire and Law.
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Der Band enthält die Abstracts ausschließlich in englischer Sprache.
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Le numéro contient uniquement les résumés en anglais.
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Том не содержит аннотаций на английском языке.
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41
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1
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Dates
published
2017
online
2017-07-04
Contributors
References
  • Carter, A. (2006): The Magic Toyshop. London: Virago.
  • Freud, S. (2004): Totem and Taboo: Some Points of Agreement between the Mental Lives of Savages and Neurotics. London and New York: Routledge.
  • Gamble, S. (1997): Angela Carter Writing from the Front Line. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • Grosz, E. (1990): Jacques Lacan: A Feminist Introduction. London and New York: Routledge.
  • Homer, S. (2005): Jacques Lacan. New York and London: Routledge.
  • Lacan, J. (2006): Écrits. Trans. Bruce Fink. New York and London: W. W. Norton and Company.
  • Mellard, J. M. (1991): Using Lacan, Reading Fiction. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.
  • Pyrhönen, H. (2007): Imagining the impossible: The erotic poetics of Angela Carter’s ‘bluebird’ stories. Textual Practice 21.1: 93-111.
  • Sarup, M. (1992): Modern Cultural Theorists: Jacques Lacan. Hemel Hempstead: Wheatsheaf.
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bwmeta1.element.ojs-doi-10_17951_lsmll_2017_41_1_73
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