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Looking Awry: An Introduction to Jacques Lacan through Popular Culture (October Books)

 
 
 
 
Looking Awry: An Introduction to Jacques Lacan through Popular Culture (October Books)
Author: Slavoj Zizek
ISBN 13: 9780262740159
ISBN 10: 26274015
Edition: Revised ed.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication Date: 1992-09-08
Format: Paperback
Pages: 188
List Price: $28.00
 
 

Slavoj Žižek provides a virtuoso reading of the psychoanalytic theory of Jacques Lacan through the works of contemporary popular culture, from horror fiction and detective thrillers to popular romances and Hitchcock films.

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A brilliant piece of work, as Yugoslavian social theorist (and reform activist) Zizek explicates famed French psychoanalyst Lacan through the motifs and works of contemporary popular culture, including Hitchcock, Chaplin, Stephen King, and George Romero. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)