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Author Rösing, Lilian Munk, 1967- author

Title Pixar with Lacan : the hysteric's guide to animation / Lilian Munk Rösing
Published New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2016
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Contents ""Cover page ""; ""Halftitle page ""; ""Title page ""; ""Copyright page ""; ""Dedication ""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""The alien in control""; ""Animated by the Other""; ""Animated by the surplus""; ""Autonomy and automaton""; ""The animated other""; ""The guide: hysteric or pervert?""; ""1 Beyond the Name of the Father: Toy Story""; ""The voice, the alien""; ""Falling with style""; ""Beyond the name-of-the-father""; ""Kiss my butt""; ""2 Big O is Watching You: Toy Story 2""; ""The gaze of the skull""; ""Woody caught by his image""; ""The eye as a stain""; ""Nostalgia and montage""
""9 Man is a Puppet, Soul is a Rat: Ratatouille""""Anyone can cook""; ""French accent""; ""The rat as factor X""; ""Cooking, reading, TV watching""; ""The rat is the Negro of the world""; ""Fathers and sons""; ""Ah, l’amour . . .""; ""10 Humanity Stuck in Vacation Hell: Wall-E""; ""Enjoy!""; ""Animation""; ""The first scene""; ""The left over""; ""Man and woman""; ""The sexuation graph""; ""Law and love""; ""11 His Master’s Voice: Up""; ""The split of voice and body""; ""The voice without body""; ""The dog is drooling from Pavlov’s desire""; ""The cone of shame""; ""Dogs and love""
""Epilogue: Animation and Capitalism""""The animate commodity""; ""Other worlds?""; ""Disney-fire, Pixar-volt""; ""References""; ""Filmography""; ""Index""
""The primal scene""""The monstrous child""; ""6 †̃Just Keep Swimming’: Finding Nemo""; ""Stream of death, stream of life""; ""Containers""; ""The real and the Thing""; ""Names of the father""; ""7 More than Super: The Incredibles""; ""In you more than yourself""; ""Jesus Christ superman""; ""We are all individuals""; ""The fantastic/the mundane""; ""We survived, but we are dead""; ""8 The Mother Road: Cars""; ""Movement and stasis""; ""When the driver is a car""; ""The mother road, the father’s body""; ""Pixar celebrates the idiot and itself: Cars 2""
""The virtual, the real""""Woman between maniac and zombie""; ""Gaining from loss""; ""3 Sadism in the Kindergarten: Toy Story 3""; ""Vanity and mortality""; ""The lamella""; ""Potatoes""; ""Separation and playing""; ""Sadism and creation""; ""4 Entertainment as Warfare: A Bug’s Life""; ""Pun""; ""Metaphor concretized""; ""Exchanging rocks""; ""Multiplication""; ""Pixarvolt""; ""When the slave becomes the master""; ""5 There is Nothing More Toxic than a Human Child: Monsters, Inc.""; ""Pixarvolt""; ""A crisis of transference""; ""The discourses""; ""Love and hysteria""; ""Seen too much""
Summary "Presents Lacanian interpretations of the animations films from Pixar Studio with the double aim of analysing an influential filmic oeuvre of contemporary popular culture and giving an introduction to Lacanian cultural analysis"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Lacan, Jacques, 1901-1981.
Pixar (Firm)
Animated films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1628920610 (electronic bk.)
9781628920611 (electronic bk.)