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Zižek : a critical introduction

Author: Sarah Kay
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Polity ; Malden, MA : Distributed in the USA by Blackwell Pub., 2003.
Series: Key contemporary thinkers (Cambridge, England)
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"Sarah Kay's book provides a lucid and comprehensive introduction to Zizek's work. His writings to date are presented and evaluated here for the first time, together with an outline of their development and explanations of his key premises, themes and terms. This book will be essential reading for students of cultural studies, literary studies, philosophy and social and political theory."--Jacket.
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Named Person: Slavoj Žižek; Slavoj Zizek; Slavoj Žižek; Slavoj Žižek
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Kay
ISBN: 0745622070 9780745622071 0745622089 9780745622088
OCLC Number: 50316246
Description: x, 195 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Thinking, writing, and reading about the real --
Dialectic and the real : Lacan, Hegel, and the alchemy of après-coup --
'Reality' and the real : culture as anamorphosis --
The real of sexual difference : imagining, thinking, being --
Ethics and the real : the ungodly virtues of psychoanalysis --
Politics, or, the art of the impossible.
Series Title: Key contemporary thinkers (Cambridge, England)
Responsibility: Sarah Kay.

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Zizek is hailed as the most significant interdisciplinary thinker of modern times. His work is a powerful, often explosive combination of Lacanian psychoanalysis and philosophy which tests key  Read more...

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