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Published: 16 November 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388296-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8829-6
Published: 13 April 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9517-1
Published: 13 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395171-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9517-1
Published: 12 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7389-6
Published: 12 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384755-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8475-5
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386810-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8681-0
Published: 18 March 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386780-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8678-0
Published: 02 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383376-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8337-6
Published: 03 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002123-020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0212-3
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003335-030
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0333-5
Published: 22 March 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003373-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0337-3
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 06 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375470-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7547-0
... questions à la: “Isn’t this precisely the real motivation behind the so called philanthro-capitalism…?” This essay defends Žižek’s wild analysis as an appropriate form of intervention in a culture that speaks a lot, but doesn’t say much. Further, the essay addresses the anxiety and the ethics of the wild...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
...." After a pause, she adds, "I think it's also that making films just isn't the be-all and end-all of my life. Sometimes I wish it were, but it isn't." And with that, Christie turns to the political issues she's been con• cerned with these past few years, ranging from antinuclear work to Cen• tral...
Book Chapter

By Agon Hamza
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 06 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7547-0
... and politics have characteristic resemblances with what Freud termed “wild analysis”: they are somewhat premature and do not allow the analysand to speak for itself. Instead, Žižek often poses his conclusions in the form of rhetorical questions à la: “Isn’t this precisely the real motivation behind the so...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
..., Hanif Kureishi. Hanif is a writer of clean sentences; he has a dry wit and isn’t afraid to be perverse or provocative. He also speaks just the way he writes, his utterances coming out clothed in elegant perfection, their hair gelled. He was in fine form that morning but quite unprepared for what...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... Kunzru and I, along with two other writers who also later read from The Satanic Verses, have had seven police complaints filed against us by members of parties of diverse hues. In the coming weeks, these cases will be taken up in court. This is serious, of course, but the entire affair isn’t...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
.... There are so many wonderful writers, my ancestors who have lived in the world. I cannot begin to list them. However, it isn’t only writers who inspire my idea of storytelling. Look at the Kathakali dancer, the ease with which he can shift gears within a story—­from humor to epiphany, from bestiality...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... with a phrase like “sugared violets” isn’t a plumbing job, what­ever that means. And that image of the nail driven into the bathroom door—­ there’s a lot more than just the underwear hanging from it. Notes From Amitava Kumar, “The Map of My Village,” Maps special issue,pen America no. 15 (2011), 12–13...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... against an ample landscape, lots of space around him, master of the territory. The music surges on the soundtrack. It isn't long before the high-spirited Connie is a quivering puddle on the hall• way floor. What has happened here? Smooth Talk softens up its audience with lust and flirtation...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... the verbal position with visual evidence. Yolanda has complained that the revolution isn't offering enough opportunities for girls, which is why they are continuing in back• ward life patterns. Her statement is made in close-up, facing the camera, addressing us directly. The camera pulls back...