Eventually, Acker’s fiction does not want to determine whether, from a perspective that is female history is more accurately represented being a fragmented a number of localized narratives, or as a monolithic singular metanarrative from where females have now been methodically excluded.
10 Yet definately not compromising your time and effort to reform and repoliticize psychoanalysis, it really is properly this ambiguous mindset toward historic representation which becomes, in Acker, the dwelling regulating the connection between Freudian and theory that is lacanian. Acker’s work assigns these representational different types of history to Freud and Lacan, wanting to force a difference between a totalizing Freudian metanarrative, and a contingent Lacanian narrative, of psychoanalytic truth. Of course, because Lacan eventually will depend on the facts of Freud, that is a task that is impossible. Then again Acker’s pursuit of a misconception beyond the phallus can also be “impossible. ” It really is in the framework for this acknowledged impossibility that Acker’s fiction overworks and stops working the main-stream relationship between the theoretical models she cites. Enforcing an impossible difference between Freud and Lacan is essential to affirming feminine fetishism as it offers the necessary leverage with which to pry aside the exclusive symbolic bonds involving the penis additionally the phallus.