Lacan, Politics, Aesthetics

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This is an anthology of psychoanalytic criticism applied to the wider field of cultural studies including class, gender, representation, ideology, and law.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791423721
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1996
  • Series: SUNY series in Psychoanalysis and Culture Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 341
  • Product dimensions: 5.91 (w) x 8.95 (h) x 0.84 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction I

Richard Feldstein

Introduction II

Willy Apollon

the politics of desire

The Fetish of the Party
Slavoj Zizek

A Lasting Heresy, the Failure of Political Desire

Willy Apollon

Subject of the Gaze for Another Gaze

Richard Feldstein

jouissance, desire, and the law

Facing Fascism: A Feminine Politics of Jouissance
Juliet Flower MacCannell

A Verdict on the Paternal Function:

Law, the Paternal Metaphor, and Paternity Law

Judith Roof

the politics of mastery

The Discourse of the Master

Ellie Ragland

literary representation

Othello's Lost Handkerchief:

Where Psychoanalysis Finds Itself

Elizabeth J. Bellamy

Reading Hamlet with Lacan

Bruce Fink

Kundera and Lacan: Drive, Desire, and Oneiric Narration

Maire Jaanus

Fatal Conjunctions: Gendering Representations of Death
Elisabeth Bronfen

graphic representation

Dali and Lacan: Painting the Imaginary Landscapes

Hanjo Berressem

musical representation

Orpheus and Eurydice: Muses of Music

Peter Widmer

filmic representation

Aliens and the Psychotic Experience

Danielle Bergeron

Aliens or Staging the Trauma

Lucie Cantin

cross-genre representation

Lost Objects: Duras's Minimalist Cinema of Remembrance

Catherine Portuges


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