For the English translation, by Anthony Chadwick, published bilingual at /Lacan (77. AUTRES ÉCRITS (Dissolution—April 15,1980; Lumiere !)

French text is from Ornicar ? Numero 22‐23; Printemps 1981; pp.6‐10

This text is not posted on all the usual French websites.

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