Lacanian Review Online: Of Indian Ideals/Idols

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When they poured across the border
I was cautioned to surrender
This I could not do

(Leonard Cohen, The Partisan)
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15th December 2018

Of Indian Ideals / Idols
Prerna Kapur

With direction from Jacques-Alain Miller, Jacques Lacan, and Sigmund Freud’s teachings, this article is an attempt to articulate something about the social and political circumstances in India. One of the first questions that arise is, perhaps: which India are we talking about?  While this is valid, as there are many lines (not just state borders) that divide this country, and many sentiments that simultaneously unite different groups across these lines, the answer is something that readers can decide for themselves at the end of this piece.

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