Lacan, Politics, Aesthetics: Divine Accommodation in Jewish and Christian Thought

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Willy Apollon, Richard Feldstein
SUNY Press, 1. jaan 1996 - 341 pages
In this volume, psychoanalysts, cultural theorists, and literary critics demonstrate the relevance of the unconscious economy to the field of cultural studies, applying psychoanalytic criticism to political and aesthetic issues related to the legal and ideological superstructure of contemporary society.These writers have adopted a variety of rhetorical positions when engaging cultural issues that deal with representation, ideology, class, and gender. Contributors include Willy Apollon, Richard Feldstein, Slavoj Zizek, Juliet Flower MacCannell, Judith Roof, Ellie Ragland, Elizabeth J. Bellamy, Bruce Fink, Maire Jaanus, Elizabeth Bronfen, Hanjo Berressem, Peter Widmer, Danielle Bergeron, Lucie Cantin, and Catherine Portuges.

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Contents

A Lasting Heresy the Failure of Political Desire
31
Subject of the Gaze for Another Gaze
45
A Feminine Politics of Iouissance
65
The Discourse of the Master
127
Reading Hamlet with Lacan
181
Drive Desire and Oneiric Narration
199
Gendering Representations of Death
237
Painting the Imaginary Landscapes
263
Muses of Music
297
Aliens and the Psychotic Experience
305
Aliens or Staging the Trauma
315
Durass Minimalist Cinema of Remembrance
327
Index
337
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Willy Apollon is a psychoanalyst at GIFRIC in Quebec. Richard Feldstein is Professor of English at Rhode Island College. He is co-editor of Reading Sminar XI: Lacan s Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis: The Paris Seminars in English, also published by SUNY Press.

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