Author Archive for: ‘Jacques Lacan’

Hitting the Mark (On Benoît Jacquot’s L’Assassin musicien, 1976)

What I admire is that I have no desire to reread the story on which the film is based: an unfinished novel of Dostoyevsky’s, for which Benoît got the idea from a reading by [Moustapha] Safouan. However, I will go to the tale, which everyone is familiar with: namely, that Dostoyevsky was tormented by a young girl. I pass over …

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