Lacan, Politics, Aesthetics

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Willy Apollon, Richard Feldstein
SUNY Press, Jan 1, 1996 - Psychology - 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

The Fetish of the Party
3
A Lasting Heresy the Failure of Political Desire
31
Subject of the Gaze for Another Gaze
45
A Feminine Politics of Jouissance
65
Law the Paternal Metaphor and Paternity Law
101
The Discourse of the Master
127
Where Psychoanalysis Finds Itself
151
Reading Hamlet with Lacan
181
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
Copyright

Drive Desire and Oneiric Narration
199

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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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