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The Art of the Ridiculous Sublime On David Lynch"s Lost Highway (Occasional Papers (Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities), 1.) by Slavoj Zizek

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Published by University of Washington Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Art Forms, Treatments & Subjects,
  • Film Theory,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • Lost highway (Motion picture)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9522634M
ISBN 100295979259
ISBN 109780295979250

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Book annotation not available for this title. Title: The Art of the Ridiculous Sublime Author: Zizek, Slavoj Publisher: Univ of Washington Pr Publication Date: /06/01 Number of Pages: 48 Binding Type: PAPERBACK Library of Congress: The Art of the Ridiculous Sublime5/5(1). The Art of the Ridiculous Sublime is first of all the detailed reading of David Lynch's The Lost Highway, based on the premises of Lacanian psychoanalysis. Lynch's unique universe of the "ridiculous sublime" is interpreted as a simultaneous playful staging and traversing of the fundamental ideological fantasies that sustain our late capitalist society. From the sublime to the ridiculous, said Fontenelle, it is only one step: from raillery to insult there is even less. Fontenelle died in , two decades before the book’s publication. Hence, this citation did not provide strong evidence of a linkage, but it did show . out of 5 stars Ridiculous, but hardly sublime Reviewed in the United States on November 9, Probably the most hilarious interpretation of David Lynch ever written, and I'm pretty interested in wondering how Lynch himself would feel if he noticed that his art /5.