Enjoy Your Symptom!: Jacques Lacan in Hollywood and Out / Edition 2

Enjoy Your Symptom!: Jacques Lacan in Hollywood and Out / Edition 2

by Slavoj ZiZek
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415928125

ISBN-13: 9780415928120

Pub. Date: 03/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Slavoj Zizek, dubbed by the Village Voice "the giant of Ljubljana," is back with a new edition of his seriously entertaining book on film, psychoanalysis (and life). His inimitable blend of philosophical and social theory, Lacanian analysis, and outrageous humor are made to show how Hollywood movies can explain psychoanalysis-and vice versa using films such

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Slavoj Zizek, dubbed by the Village Voice "the giant of Ljubljana," is back with a new edition of his seriously entertaining book on film, psychoanalysis (and life). His inimitable blend of philosophical and social theory, Lacanian analysis, and outrageous humor are made to show how Hollywood movies can explain psychoanalysis-and vice versa using films such as Marnie and The Man Who Knew Too Much.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415928120
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Revised Edition
Introduction
1Why Does a Letter Always Arrive at Its Destination?1
1.1Death and Sublimation: The Final Scene of City Lights1
1.2Imaginary, Symbolic, Real
2Why is Woman a Symptom of Man?31
2.1Why is Suicide the Only Successful Act?31
2.2The "Night of the World"46
3Why is Every Act a Repetition?69
3.1Beyond "Distributive Justice"69
3.2Identity and Authority
4Why Does the Phallus Appear?113
4.1Grimaces of the Real
4.2Phallaphany of the Anal Father124
5Why Are There Always Two Fathers?
5.1At the Origins of Noir: The Humiliated Father149
5.2Die Versagung165
6Why Is Reality Always Multiple?
6.1Is There a Proper Way to Remake a Hitchcock Film?195
6.2The Matrix, Or, the Two Sides of Perversion
Index235

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