Tag Archives: How to read Lacan.

How to read Lacan: Zizek on Lacan – Part 4. Troubles with the Real: Lacan as a Viewer of Alien. (pt Three)

This is a post based on Slavoj Zizek’s little booklet How to read Lacan. For the previous post to this one, go here. For the first in the series, go here. Zizek goes on to cite some beautiful passages of Shakespeare to describe what he means here by Lacan’s “real”.  He also cites an example from […]

How to read Lacan: Zizek on Lacan – Part 4. Troubles with the Real: Lacan as a Viewer of Alien. (pt One)

This is a follow on post from a previous one that you can read here. This chapter in the book is large, so I have divided it up into two separate posts. It is important to note, that this is not my own work. This is merely a condensing and simplifying of  How to Read Lacan […]

How to read Lacan: Zizek on Lacan – Part 3. From Che vuoi? To Fantasy: Lacan with eyes wide shut.

This is a follow on post from a previous one that you can read here. It is important to note, that this is not my own work. This is merely a condensing and simplifying of  How to Read Lacan by Slavoj Zizek (Author), Simon Critchley (Series Editor) that can be purchased here. And why the Other with a capital O? For […]

How to read Lacan: Zizek on Lacan – Part 1. Lacan confronts the CIA plot.

It was Slavoj Žižek’s birthday last week, and I figured – seeing as I am a bit of a fan – that would dedicate a couple of posts to his short but oh so fabulous introduction to the work of Jaques Lacan.  What I’m going to do here is pretty much paraphrase Žižek’s work. I think there is […]