Zizek: A Guide for the Perplexed (Guides for the Perplexed) (Hardcover)

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Zizek: A Guide for the Perplexed (Guides for the Perplexed) (Hardcover)

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One of the most widely-read thinkers writing today, Slavoj Zizek's work can be both thrilling and perplexing in equal measure. Zizek: A Guide for the Perplexed is the most up-to-date guide available for readers struggling to master the ideas of this hugely influential thinker. Unpacking the philosophical references that fill Zizek's writings, the book explores his influences, including Lacan, Kant, Hegel and Marx. From there, a chapter on 'Reading Zizek' guides the reader through the ways that he applies these core theoretical concepts in key texts like Tarrying With the Negative, The Ticklish Subject and The Parrallax View and in his books about popular culture like Looking Awry and Enjoy Your Symptom Major secondary writings and films featuring Zizek are also covered.
Product Details ISBN: 9781441129222
ISBN-10: 1441129227
Publisher: Continuum
Publication Date: January 19th, 2012
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Guides for the Perplexed