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Threshold of the Visible World

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ISBN-10: 0415910390

ISBN-13: 9780415910392

Edition: 1996

Authors: Kaja Silverman

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The Threshold of the Visible Worldadvances a revolutionary new political aesthetic--Kaja Silverman explores the possibilities for looking beyond the restrictive mandates of the self, and the normative aspects of the cultural image-repertoire. She provides a detailed account of the social and psychic forces which constrain us to look and identify in normative ways, and the violence which that normativity implies. Accounting for these phenomena on both a conscious and an unconcious level, Silverman analyzes the psychic and textual conditions under which our "field of vision" can be expanded. The title of this book is taken from Lacan's essay on the mirror stage. In that text, Lacan writes…    
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Book details

List price: $46.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 4/26/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 6.02" wide x 8.98" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

The Bodily Ego
From the Ideal-Ego to the Active Gift of Love
Political Ecstasy
The Gaze
The Look
The Screen