Chapter 25. Z

  1. Michael Payne1 and
  2. Jessica Rae Barbera2

Published Online: 30 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323450.ch25

A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory, Second Edition

A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory, Second Edition

How to Cite

Payne, M. and Barbera, J. R. (eds) (2010) Z, in A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory, Second Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323450.ch25

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Courtauld Institute of Art, UK

  2. 2

    University of Pittsburgh, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 2 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405168908

Online ISBN: 9781444323450

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Keywords:

  • Slavoj Zizek (1949–), Slovenian philosopher and cultural theorist;
  • thought of Jacques Lacan - important influence on Zizek's prolific and diverse writing;
  • preface to The Sublime Object of Ideology - distinguished Slovenian reception of Lacan from Anglo-Saxon, French, and Latin cultures;
  • distinctive feature of Zizek's writing - determination to be provocative;
  • boldest intellectual efforts in numerous books - crossing the divide between psychoanalysis and Marxism

Summary

This chapter contains entries titled:

  • Žižek, Slavoj