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Published: 01 January 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9304-7
...Incorporeal/Inorganic ...
Published: 03 April 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381396-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8139-6
Published: 02 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375159-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7515-9
... This chapter explores the connections between organic and inorganic matter and digital video aesthetics in Agnès Varda’s documentaries The Gleaners and I (2000) and The Beaches of Agnès (2008) and her video installation Widows of Noirmoutier (2006). In a seeming paradox, all of these works...
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375739-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7573-9
... or severe trauma. These wounds can neither be explained nor offered help by way of psychoanalysis, as it presently understands itself. This chapter asks how Freud’s notion of the “death instincts” as the desire to return to inorganic life coordinates with Lacan’s elaboration of the death drive, most...