Gaze and Voice as Love Objects: SIC 1

Gaze and Voice as Love Objects: SIC 1

by Renata Salecl
     
 

ISBN-10: 082231813X

ISBN-13: 9780822318132

Pub. Date: 09/19/1996

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

This provocative book examines love as the mediating entity in the essential antagonism between the sexes, and gaze and voice as love's medium. Approaching its topic with utter disregard for predominant multiculturalist and deconstructionist commonplaces, and with insights into the underlying target of racist and sexist violence, this book offers surprising

Overview

This provocative book examines love as the mediating entity in the essential antagonism between the sexes, and gaze and voice as love's medium. Approaching its topic with utter disregard for predominant multiculturalist and deconstructionist commonplaces, and with insights into the underlying target of racist and sexist violence, this book offers surprising revelations into the nature of an ancient enigma--love.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822318132
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
09/19/1996
Series:
[sic] Series, #1
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Gaze, Voice

1. The Object Voice / Mladen Dolar 7

2. Philosophers' Blind Man's Buff / Alenka Zupancic 32

3. Killing Gazes, Killing in the Gaze: On Michael Powell's Peeping Tom / Elisabeth Bronfen 59

4. "I Hear You with My Eyes"; or, The Invisible Master / Slavoj Zizek 90

Part II. Love Objects

5. At First Sight / Mladen Dolar 129

6. On the Sexual Production of Western Subjectivity, or, Saint Augustine as a Social Democrat / Fredric Jameson 154

7. I Can't Love You Unless I Give You Up / Renata Salecl 179

8. "There Is No Sexual Relationship" / Slavoj Zizek 208

Notes on Contributors 251

Index 253

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