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The plague of fantasies

Author: Slavoj Žižek
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 1997.
Series: Wo es war.
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In this text the author explored the relations between fantasy and ideology, the way in which fantasy animates and structures enjoyment while protecting against its excesses, the associations of the motions of fetishism with fantasmic seduction, and the ways in which digitalization and cyberspace affect the status of subjectivity.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Žižek, Slavoj.
Plague of fantasies.
London ; New York : Verso, 1997
(OCoLC)605034493
Online version:
Žižek, Slavoj.
Plague of fantasies.
London ; New York : Verso, 1997
(OCoLC)608918225
Named Person: Jacques Lacan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Slavoj Žižek
ISBN: 1859841937 9781859841938 1859848575 9781859848579
OCLC Number: 38094147
Description: vi, 248 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The seven veils of fantasy --
Love thy neighbor? No, thanks --
Fetishism and its vicissitudes --
Cyberspace, or the unbearable closure of being --
From the sublime to the ridiculous, the sexual act in cinema --
Robert Schumann, the romantic anti-humanist --
The unconscious law, towards an ethics beyond the good.
Series Title: Wo es war.
Responsibility: Slavoj Žižek.
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