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A French term meaning enjoyment.
Slang for sexual orgasm.
A transgressive, excessive kind of pleasure linked to the division and splitting of the subject involved, which compels the subject to constantly attempt to transgress the prohibitions imposed on enjoyment, to go beyond the pleasure principle.
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The School of Jouissance
The School of Jouissance is a private practice space in an old Catholic school house in the heart of the French Quarter offering psychiatric consultation, psychoanalysis, and seasonal didactics and reading groups related to the theory and lectures of French psychoanalyst, Jacques Lacan.
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