Approaching music through language: A Lacanian perspective

Thomas Reiner

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Abstract

Jacques Lacan has written extensively about psychoanalysis and language. This chapter explores how some of Lacan's insights and concepts might be applied to the discourse about music and investigates how the status of the written word is one of the core concerns and challenges in artistic research.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPerspectives on Artistic Research in Music
EditorsRobert Burke, Andrys Onsman
Place of PublicationLanham MD USA
PublisherLexington Books
Pages119-126
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9781498544825
ISBN (Print)9781498544818
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Keywords

  • Music
  • music performance
  • psychoanalysis
  • Jacques Lacan
  • language
  • music composition
  • Artistic Research

Cite this

Reiner, T. (2017). Approaching music through language: A Lacanian perspective. In R. Burke, & A. Onsman (Eds.), Perspectives on Artistic Research in Music (pp. 119-126). Lanham MD USA: Lexington Books.
Reiner, Thomas. / Approaching music through language: A Lacanian perspective. Perspectives on Artistic Research in Music. editor / Robert Burke ; Andrys Onsman. Lanham MD USA : Lexington Books, 2017. pp. 119-126
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