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Dead Subjects: Toward a Politics of Loss in Latino Studies / Edition 1
     

Dead Subjects: Toward a Politics of Loss in Latino Studies / Edition 1

by Antonio Viego
 

ISBN-10: 0822341204

ISBN-13: 9780822341208

Pub. Date: 11/01/2007

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

Examines how Lacanian theory lends itself to a new way of thinking about ethnic-racialized subjectivity, applying it to notions of Latino/a subjectivity and experience in particular.

Overview

Examines how Lacanian theory lends itself to a new way of thinking about ethnic-racialized subjectivity, applying it to notions of Latino/a subjectivity and experience in particular.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822341208
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
11/01/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     vii
Introduction: All the Things You Can't Be by Now     1
Hollowed Be Thy Name     30
Subjects-Desire, Not Egos-Pleasures     48
Browned, Skinned, Educated, and Protected     75
Latino Studies' Barred Subject and Lacan's Border Subject, or Why the Hysteric Speaks in Spanglish     108
Hysterical Ties, Latino Amnesia, and the Sinthomestiza Subject     138
Emma Perez Dreams the Breach: Rubbing Chicano History and Historicism 'til It Bleeds     165
The Clinical, the Speculative, and What Must Be Made Up in the Space between Them     196
Conclusion: Ruining the Ethnic-Racialized Self and Precipitating the Subject     224
Notes     243
Bibliography     267
Index     279

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