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Paul Bothorel – Post Hoc Exsilium Ostende


The Letter Issue 66-67 (Autumn 2017/Spring 2018) Pages 47-54


This paper looks at the link that might exist between psychoanalysis and emigration within language, by examining the perspective that Freud, who emigrated to London towards the end of his life, gives us in “Moses and Monotheism”. 


Keywords: Exile; language; psychoanalysis; loss; Moses.


First of all, I must tell you that I came up with this title in an instant, as a reply to Helen Sheehan’s pressing question. It brings to mind a Witz or a slip of the tongue…

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