‘The Symbolic, the Sublime, and Slavoj Žižek’s Theory of Film’ by Matthew Flisfeder

Published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2012.

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This book argues that Žižek’s writing on film radically reorients the scope of contemporary film studies. Returning to questions about ideology and subjectivity, Flisfeder argues that Slavoj Žižek’s theory of film aims to re-politicize film studies and film theory, bringing cinema into the fold of twenty-first century politics.

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