For they know not what they do: enjoyment as a political factor

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Verso, 1991 - History - 288 pages
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An engaging exposition of the status of enjoyment within ideological discourse in which Hegel joins hands with Rossellini, Marx with Hitchcock, high theory with Hollywood melodrama.

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Slavoj Zižek is a Slovenian philosopher and cultural critic. He is a professor at the European Graduate School, International Director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, Birkbeck College, University of London, and a senior researcher at the Institute of Sociology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.

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