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The Reality of Film: Theories of Filmic Reality

Richard Rushton

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082689
eISBN:
9781781702994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082689.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In formulating a notion of filmic reality, this book offers a novel way of understanding our relationship with cinema. It argues that cinema need not be understood in terms of its capacities to refer ... More


Derrida and Lacan: Another Writing

Michael Lewis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636037
eISBN:
9780748652457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636037.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book is a comparative study of two giants of contemporary thought. It contrasts Jacques Derrida's deconstruction with Jacques Lacan's psychoanalytic thought and argues that Lacan presents us ... More


On the Muslim Question

Anne Norton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157047
eISBN:
9781400846351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157047.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the post-9/11 West, there is no shortage of strident voices telling us that Islam is a threat to the security, values, way of life, and even existence of the United States and Europe. For better ... More


A Theology of Failure: žižek against Christian Innocence

Marika Rose

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284078
eISBN:
9780823285914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284078.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Everyone agrees that theology has failed, but the question of how to respond to this failure is contested. Against both radical orthodoxy and deconstructive theology, Rose proposes that Christian ... More


What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters

Udi Aloni

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157599
eISBN:
9780231527378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157599.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In the hopes of promoting justice, peace, and solidarity for and with the Palestinian people, this book confronts the core issues of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. Its bold question: Will a new ... More


Real Deceptions: The Contemporary Reinvention of Realism

Jennifer Friedlander

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190676124
eISBN:
9780190676162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190676124.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Through a study of recent trends within contemporary media and art, this book considers how political transformation might be facilitated from within the much maligned aesthetic category of realism. ... More


The Not-Two: Logic and God in Lacan

Lorenzo Chiesa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262529037
eISBN:
9780262335034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529037.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The Not-Two examines the treatment of logic and God in Lacan’s later work. The book draws from Lacan’s axiom “There is no sexual relationship.” It provides both a close reading of Lacan’s strive to ... More


The Singularity of Being: Lacan and the Immortal Within

Mari Ruti

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243143
eISBN:
9780823243181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243143.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The Singularity of Being presents a Lacanian vision of what makes each of us an inimitable and irreplaceable creature. It argues that, unlike the “subject” (who comes into existence as a result of ... More


Volpone's Bastards: Theorising Jonson's City Comedy

Isaac Hui

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474423472
eISBN:
9781474444958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423472.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Through studying Volpone’s three bastard children – the dwarf, the androgyne and the eunuch – from the theoretical arguments of Freud, Lacan, Derrida and Foucault, this book discusses how Jonson’s ... More


Antebellum at Sea: Maritime Fantasies in Nineteenth-Century America

Jason Berger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677061
eISBN:
9781452947846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677061.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In the antebellum years, the Western world’s symbolic realities were expanded and challenged as merchant, military, and scientific activity moved into Pacific and Arctic waters. This book explores ... More


Interanimations: Receiving Modern German Philosophy

Robert B. Pippin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226259659
eISBN:
9780226259796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226259796.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

I distinguish here between work on historical figures in philosophy as a form of history and as philosophy, and I defend a conception of the latter. The second and related point takes up the ... More


Pauline Ugliness: Jacob Taubes and the Turn to Paul

Ole Jakob Løland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286553
eISBN:
9780823288816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286553.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Paul has been rediscovered outside of the apostle’s traditional religious reading circles, particularly among radical leftist philosophers such as Giorgio Agamben, Alain Badiou, and Slavoj Žižek. ... More


The Lacanian Left: Psychoanalysis, Theory, Politics

Yannis Stavrakakis

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619801
eISBN:
9780748672073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619801.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In recent years psychoanalysis – especially Lacanian theory – has been gradually acknowledged as a vital resource in the ongoing re-orientation of contemporary political theory and analysis. Of ... More


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

Japhy Wilson and Erik Swyngedouw (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748682973
eISBN:
9781474406475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682973.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Our age is celebrated as the triumph of liberal democracy. Old ideological battles have been decisively resolved in favour of freedom and the market. We are told that we have moved ‘beyond left and ... More


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