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Who will be Shot in the Middle Stages of the Zizekian Revolution?

In the first half of his remarks about Henry James’ The Wings of the Dove in The Parallax View, Zizek looks at the way James uses his long, winding, unexpected style to set a scene in a particular way. In … Continue reading

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Slavoj Zizek Really Knows His Henry James

In his 2006 book Parallax View, philosopher/psychoanalyst/radical left preacher Slavoj Zizek goes for literary criticism. And, unsurprisingly, he’s good. Referring to Chapter 38 of Henry James’ The Wings of the Dove, Zizek cites what he describes as James’ supreme achievement, … Continue reading

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