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Beyond Pleasure: Freud, Lacan, Barthes (Refiguring Modernism)
by Margaret Iversen
Binding: Paperback, illustrated edition edition, 189 pages
Publisher: Pennsylvania State University Press
Weight: 2.25 pound
Dimension: H: 0.55 x L: 9.69 x W: 8.74 inches
ISBN 10: 0271029714
ISBN 13: 9780271029719
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In Beyond the Pleasure Principle, Freud observed that the life enhancing pleasure principle seems disrupted by something internal to the psyche. He took into account the possibility of a 'death instinct' bent on returning the living organism to its origin of undifferentiated matter. In Beyond Pleasure: Freud, Lacan, Barthes, Margaret Iversen uses the writing of Freud, Lacan, the Surrealists, and Roland Barthes to elaborate a theory of art beyond the pleasure principle.

Lacan was in close contact with the Surrealists and, early in his career, exchanged ideas with Dal . This book offers a detailed reading of Dal 's 'paranoiac critical' tour de force, The Tragic Myth of Millet's Angelus, in which he demonstrates a method of interpretation that involves the projection and analysis of paranoid fantasies. The author later discusses the aesthetic dimension of the disintegrative death drive explored in Georges Bataille's Eroticism and in Anton Ehrenzweig's Hidden Order of Art, both of which inspired Robert Smithson. Iversen also takes up a postwar era narrative that examines Maya Lin's Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty. Beyond Pleasure shows that the aesthetics of Freud's theory continue to resonate in the contemporary art world.


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