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[[Lacan]]'s concept of the [[Imaginary]] first appeared in his [[{{Y}}|1936]] [[Jacques Lacan:Bibiography|paper]] "[[The Mirror Stage]]".
[[Lacan]]'s concept of the [[Imaginary]] first appeared in his [[{{Y}}|1936]] [[Jacques Lacan:Bibliography|paper]] "[[The Mirror Stage]]".

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Lacan's concept of the Imaginary first appeared in his 1936 paper "The Mirror Stage".

The imaginary arises from the infant's experience of its specular ego.

It arises with the mirror stage but extends far into the adult individual's experience of others and of the external world.