the Butler did it

Doug Henwood dhenwood at
Thu Dec 24 11:09:26 PST 1998

Frances Bolton (PHI) wrote:

>On Thu, 24 Dec 1998, Doug Henwood wrote:
>> I'll do the intro; Alec has chap 6. That leaves 5 chapters unclaimed (and
>> part of chapter 5 is Adam Phillips' commentary.
>I'll take a chapter--your choice, Doug. I have not yet purchased the book
>(I believe Mr. Kiernan got the only copy in Tampa) so I can't choose
>one--something not too Lacanian, please. And, I *insist* that Snit take a
>chapter, since she was the one who suggested reading the book. If she
>continues her silence on this matter, I will be forced to Take Measures.

Here's the ToC, if that helps:

Introduction 1

1 Stubborn Attachment, Bodily Subjection

Rereading Hegel on the Unhappy Consciousness 31

2 Circuits of Bad Conscience

Nietzsche and Freud 63

3 Subjection, Resistance, Resignification

Between Freud and Foucault 83

4 "Conscience Doth Make Subjects of Us All"

Althusser's Subjection 106

5 Melancholy Gender/ Refused Identification 132

Keeping It Moving

Commentary on Judith Butler, by Adam Phillips 151

Reply to Adam Phillips 160

6 Psychic Inceptions

Melancholy, Ambivalence, Rage 167

Notes 201

Index 217

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