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by Todd McGowan

Download The End of Dissatisfaction?: Jacques Lacan and the Emerging Society of Enjoyment (SUNY series in Psychoanalysis and Culture) ePub
  • ISBN 0791459675
  • ISBN13 978-0791459676
  • Language English
  • Author Todd McGowan
  • Publisher SUNY Press (November 20, 2003)
  • Pages 248
  • Formats mobi azw lrf rtf
  • Category Fiction
  • Subcategory History and Criticism
  • Size ePub 1978 kb
  • Size Fb2 1609 kb
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Votes: 183

Explains why the American cultural obsession with enjoying ourselves actually makes it more difficult to do so.

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I would recommend this book to everybody with a life in the West stretching out in front of them. My only criticism would be that Mr McGowan's solution to the problems he details is too short. I would have liked to have seen a more thorough examination of how a commitment to 'partial enjoyment' in the majority of subjects would work in practice and whether it would be enough to alleviate our society's unquenched yearning for an un-commodified moral cohesiveness - the 'symbolic authority' that has faded away

SUNY series in psychoanalysis and culture) Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index

No part of this book may be stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means including electronic, electrostatic, magnetic tape, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise without the prior permission in writing of the publisher. SUNY series in psychoanalysis and culture) Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. ISBN 0-7914-5967-5 (alk. paper) - ISBN 0-7914-5968-3 (pbk. : alk. paper) 1. Psychoanalysis and culture. 2. Lacan, Jacques, 1901– I. Title.

Paradoxically, The End of Dissatisfaction? shows how the American cultural . Psychoanalysis and the New Canon, also published by SUNY Press.

Paradoxically, The End of Dissatisfaction? shows how the American cultural obsession with enjoying ourselves actually makes it more difficult to do s. Todd McGowan is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Vermont and the author of The Feminine No! : Psychoanalysis and the New Canon, also published by SUNY Press.

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The End of Dissatisfaction? book. just do as one pleases) to one oriented around enjoyment. McGowan identifies many of the social ills of American culture today as symptoms of this transformation: the sense of disconnection, the increase in aggression and violence, widespread cynicism, political apathy, incivility, and loss of meaning.

It is essential reading for those interested in cultural studies, psychoanalysis, contemporary film criticism, and contemporary literature.

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Exploring the emergence of a societal imperative to enjoy ourselves, Todd McGowan builds on the work of such theorists as Jacques Lacan, Slavoj Zizek, Joan Copjec, and Theresa Brennan to argue that we are in the midst of a large-scale transformation - a shift from a society oriented.

Exploring the emergence of a societal imperative to enjoy ourselves, Todd McGowan builds on the work of such theorists as Jacques Lacan, Slavoj Zizek, Joan Copjec, and Theresa Brennan to argue that we are in the midst of a large-scale transformation - a shift from a society oriented around p. .Saved in: Main Author: McGowan, Todd.

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