The fright of real tears : the uses and misuses of Lacan in film. (Book, 1999) [WorldCat.org]
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The fright of real tears : the uses and misuses of Lacan in film.

Author: Slavoj Zizek
Publisher: London : British Film Institute, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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In this study, Slavoj Zizek challenges cognitivist-historicist accounts of cinema & conventional film theory. He asserts that there is 'another Lacan' in reference to whom film theory & critical thought as such can be transformed & revitalised.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Slavoj Zizek
ISBN: 0851707548 9780851707549 0851707556 9780851707556
OCLC Number: 222640749
Description: 240 pages ; 24 cm

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In this study the author challenges both cognitivist-historicist accounts of cinema and conventional film-theory, arguing that the reading of Lacan operative in the 1970s and 1980s was particularly  Read more...

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