Joyce through Lacan and Zizek: Explorations by S. BrivicJoyce through Lacan and Zizek: Explorations by S. Brivic

Joyce through Lacan and Zizek: Explorations

byS. Brivic

Hardcover | November 17, 2008

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Brivic argues that James Joyce's fiction anticipated Jacques Lacan's idea that the perceivable world is made of language and that Joyce, Lacan, and Žižek all carry forward a psychological and linguistic groundwork for social reform.
Shelly Brivic is Professor of English, Temple University.
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Title:Joyce through Lacan and Zizek: ExplorationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pagesPublished:November 17, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan USLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230603300

ISBN - 13:9780230603301

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Exploring Freedom through Language* Part I: The Revolutionary Portrait of the Artist * Stephen Dedalus Gets Changed * Freedom through Figuration in A Portrait * Entwined Genders in A Portrait * Žižek, Fantasy, and Truth * Part II: Ulysses Off Course * Let's Get Lost: Exploration in Homer and Joyce * Structure as Discovery in Ulysses * Ulysses' "Circe": Dealing in Shame * Part III: Finnegans Wake as the World * Reality as Fetish: The Crime In Finnegans Wake * The Africanist Dimension of Finnegans Wake * The Rising Sun: Asia in Finnegans Wake * Conclusion: Exploration and Comedy Works