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Jacques Lacan: La Main de Singe

[Jacques Lacan], Letter to Roger Dextre and Jean-Paul Sauzède published in La Main de Singe 1991 No. 1 page 15. These two philosophy students had sent a letter to J.Lacan, they recall the circumstances and in 1991: "Students in Philosophy, during the winter 68-69, boredom in an apartment painfully heated by coal, behind the Perruche station, close to the St Paul prison and the "Cinematograph", we spent one or two evenings to write to some celebrities, without having to hide this situation, with François Mauriac, so fanatical admirer of Adamo and troublion in Olympia, scandalized by the songs of Suzanne Gabrielo. No response. In Lacan also, who answered us with the above letter within eight days. We have not kept a copy of our letter. After having described our zeal (to read almost everything) and our embarrassment (to understand everything), we pray to tell us some "tips and tricks", in order to not fail to impress examiners who were waiting for us at the turn. With a humble sincerity we asked "one of his pretty bow", unaware that he was not wearing these anymore. In 1970 the collarless shirt did not yet saved him from a new misadventure in Boston, where a waiter demanding in vain that he wears a tie reaped debris plate (Magazine Actuel, avril 80). The publication of this response, seductress, should not raise an easy irony: we would place readily in gombrowiczien chapter of the pornographic reports between eternal immaturity and control. Date: 12 février 1969, Medium: Text / HTML, Quality: NA, Size: 10K bytes, Collected by aejcpp