Joyce through Lacan and Žižek


  • Authors
  • Shelly Brivic

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction: Exploring Freedom through Language

  3. The Revolitionary Portrait of the Artist

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
    2. Shelly Brivic
      Pages 25-43
    3. Shelly Brivic
      Pages 45-60
    4. Shelly Brivic
      Pages 61-80
    5. Shelly Brivic
      Pages 81-97
  4. Ulysses Off Course

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 99-99
    2. Shelly Brivic
      Pages 121-142
    3. Shelly Brivic
      Pages 143-160
  5. Finnegans Wake as the World

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 161-161
    2. Shelly Brivic
      Pages 181-194
    3. Shelly Brivic
      Pages 195-216
  6. Conclusion and Supplement: Exploration and Comedy

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 227-267

About this book


Brivic argues that James Joyce's fiction anticipated Jacques Lacan's idea that the perceivable world is made of language and that Joyce, Lacan, and Žižek all carry forward a psychological and linguistic groundwork for social reform.


Africa African comedy fiction freedom Homer idea Jacques Lacan language liberty reform revolution structure truth William James

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