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Tube of Pleasure, Tube of Bliss: Television Music as (Not So) Drastic Experience

Ron Rodman

in Tuning In: American Narrative Television Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195340242
eISBN:
9780199863778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340242.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Besides its role as a narrative agent, music has been featured in television to pleasure its audience, creating what Carolyn Abbate would call a “drastic” experience. However, the pleasures of ... More


Coming

Jean-Luc Nancy and Adèle Van Reeth

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823273461
eISBN:
9780823273515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273461.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Coming is a lyrical, erudite examination of the French notion of jouissance. How did jouissance evolve from referring to the pleasure of possessing a material thing (property, wealth) to the pleasure ... More


Pleasure

Frank Kermode

in Pleasure and Change: The Aesthetics of Canon

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195309355
eISBN:
9780199850860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309355.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on Frank Kermode's lecture on pleasure and its role in canon formation. Kermode turns in particular to the work of Jan Mukařovsky, a Czech critic who is interested in aesthetic ... More


Democracy in Post-Democratic Times

Yannis Stavrakakis

in The Lacanian Left: Psychoanalysis, Theory, Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619801
eISBN:
9780748672073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619801.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This concluding chapter puts forward a Lacanian responseto the de-democratising or ‘post-democratic’ trends in late capitalistsocieties. A Lacan-inspired re-activation of the democratic revolution – ... More


‘Jigging Away into Nothingness’: Knowledge, Language and Feminine <i>Jouissance</i> in ‘Bliss’ and ‘Psychology’

Allan Pero

in Katherine Mansfield and Psychology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474417532
eISBN:
9781474426916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417532.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Mansfield’s work explores our uneasy relationship to knowledge and language, disabusing us of the notion of their transparency. Knowledge operates differently for ego and subject, just as language ... More


Enjoying the Nation: A Success Story?

Yannis Stavrakakis

in The Lacanian Left: Psychoanalysis, Theory, Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619801
eISBN:
9780748672073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619801.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the potential of Lacanian theory to improve our understanding of nationalism. Undoubtedly, constructionist and modernist approaches have been instrumental in explaining the ... More


Girls on Top: Sapphology

Lucille Cairns

in Sapphism on Screen: Lesbian Desire in French and Francophone Cinema

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621651
eISBN:
9780748651108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621651.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on certain filmic moments that may provide less limiting perspectives on inter-female desire – or may, indeed, herald a new ‘science’ of lesbianism – what is termed sapphology. ... More


Emotion, Affect, Drive

Charles Shepherdson

in Lacan and the Limits of Language

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227662
eISBN:
9780823235353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227662.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter considers how the concept of affect, far from being neglected by Lacan, bore very directly on his concept of jouissance. The problem is enormously complex because ... More


Feminine Sexuality

Andrea Hurst

in Derrida Vis-à-vis Lacan: Interweaving Deconstruction and Psychoanalysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228744
eISBN:
9780823235179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228744.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Sexual difference can be viewed in terms of an asymmetrical relation between noncomplementary kinds of jouissance. This chapter considers the question of why both Jacques ... More


Psychoanalytic theory

Adrian Millar

in Socio-ideological Fantasy and the Northern Ireland Conflict: The Other Side

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066962
eISBN:
9781781701515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066962.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

According to Anthony Elliott, psychoanalysis ‘powerfully accounts for the...essential and primary foundations of all human social activity’, namely representation, fantasy, identification and ... More


Colorblind Judgment

Sora Y. Han

in Letters of the Law: Race and the Fantasy of Colorblindness in American Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804789110
eISBN:
9780804795012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789110.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines and explores the formal structure of judicial review in U.S. Supreme Court cases establishing the negative right prohibiting state-enforced racial discrimination codified in the ... More


Joyce’s Countergospel in II.4

David Spurr

in Joyce's Allmaziful Plurabilities: Polyvocal Explorations of Finnegans Wake

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061542
eISBN:
9780813051451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061542.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

David Spurr’s analysis of II.4 focuses on the “joysis crisis” (395.32) at its center—the moment when Tristan French kisses Isolde. The kiss evokes others in the fictions of Joyce and those of his ... More


Permeability: The Open Wounds of the Lovers’ Flesh

Elaine Padilla

in Divine Enjoyment: A Theology of Passion and Exuberance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263561
eISBN:
9780823266296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263561.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Recasting passion as joy mixed with pain, and based on the previous chapter’s insights on the meaning of the divine ecstasy, this chapter develops the notion of divine desire or yearning, in the ... More


Sexual Mythologies and the Making of Modernity

Tina Beattie

in Theology after Postmodernity: Divining the Void--A Lacanian Reading of Thomas Aquinas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199566075
eISBN:
9780191747359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566075.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This part of the book considers changing perspectives in Lacan’s account of female jouissance, desire, and embodiment, and it asks how these provide a way of approaching Thomas Aquinas in terms of ... More


Being Beyond Philosophy

Tina Beattie

in Theology after Postmodernity: Divining the Void--A Lacanian Reading of Thomas Aquinas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199566075
eISBN:
9780191747359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566075.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on Lacan’s Seminar XX, which explores the meaning of being, monotheism, and the soul from the perspective of Étienne Gilson’s Thomism. It explores Lacan’s claim that Christianity ... More


The Jouissance of Philanthrocapitalism:: Enjoyment as a Post-Political Factor

Japhy Wilson

in The Post-Political and Its Discontents: Spaces of Depoliticization, Spectres of Radical Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748682973
eISBN:
9781474406475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682973.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Philanthrocapitalism is the name given to the recent trend towards the funding and management of development programmes by philanthropic foundations. This chapter analyses philanthrocapitalism as an ... More


Coming

Jean-Luc Nancy and Adèle Van Reeth

in Coming

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823273461
eISBN:
9780823273515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273461.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Coming is a lyrical, erudite examination of the French notion of jouissance. How did jouissance evolve from referring to the pleasure of possessing a material thing (property, wealth) to the pleasure ... More


Bloom-Space of Theory: The Pleasure and the Bliss of Gerty MacDowell

Maria-Daniella Dick

in Modernism and Affect

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748693252
eISBN:
9781474412346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693252.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents a critique of affect theorists’ attempts to situate the novelty of their discourse in its separation from poststructuralist linguistic philosophies, a separation that takes the ... More


Afterword

Amy Hollywood

in Negative Ecstasies: Georges Bataille and the Study of Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265190
eISBN:
9780823266890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265190.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Amy Hollywood discusses the experience of viewing images of torture, mutilation, and devastation. Drawing the distinction between reading descriptions of such horrors and viewing the image, she ... More


Nihilism or Joy

Jean-Luc Nancy

in The Possibility of a World: Conversations with Pierre-Philippe Jandin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275403
eISBN:
9780823277162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275403.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Nancy names the alternatives to nihilism as desire, joy, and jouissance. He offers a sort of genealogy of joy from Plato to Christianity to Protestantism to Modern Philosophy to Freud and ... More


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