The Resource Film, Lacan and the subject of religion : a psychoanalytic approach to religious film analysis, Steve Nolan

Film, Lacan and the subject of religion : a psychoanalytic approach to religious film analysis, Steve Nolan

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Film, Lacan and the subject of religion : a psychoanalytic approach to religious film analysis
Title
Film, Lacan and the subject of religion
Title remainder
a psychoanalytic approach to religious film analysis
Statement of responsibility
Steve Nolan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In their study of religion and film, religious film analysts have tended to privilege religion. Uniquely, this study treats the two disciplines as genuine equals, by regarding both liturgy and film as representational media. Steve Nolan argues that, in each case, subjects identify with a represented 'other' which joins them into a narrative where they become participants in an ideological 'reality'. Finding many current approaches to religious film analysis lacking, Film, Lacan and the Subject of Religion explores the film theory other writers ignore, particularly that mix of psychoanalysis, M
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
205/.65
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.5
LC item number
.N65 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Film, Lacan and the subject of religion : a psychoanalytic approach to religious film analysis, Steve Nolan
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction -- An overview -- With thanks -- Part one. Current approaches to religious film analysis -- Introduction to Part one -- 1 Phenomenological interpretations : film as sacrament -- André Bazin : the parameters of cinematic Protestantism -- Paul Schrader : 'Protestant cinematic sacramentalism' -- Other cinematic sacramentalists : Cunneen, Bird and Fraser -- Critique of cinematic style as sacarment -- Two other phenomenological interpretations : Martin and Thompson -- Literary interpretations : film as visual story -- The auteur in theological film criticism : Kreitzer -- The missed point of the emerging orthodoxy : Deacy -- Anthropological interpretations : film as religion -- Lyden : 'film itself functions as a religion' -- Marsh : 'the religion-like function of film' -- Part two. Representation in liturgy and film -- Introduction to Part two -- Liturgical representation : 'others', narratives and ideological 'realities' -- The liturgical 'other' : priestly representation -- Sacramental narrative of the cross -- Participation in the ideological 'reality' of episcopal/ecclesial authority -- Cinematic representation : 'others', Narratives and ideological 'realities' -- The cinematic 'other' : the film star/hero -- 'Ordinary guy/extraordinary situation' : the overcoming-the-other narrative -- Soviet satellites -- Islamist militants -- Participation in the ideological 'reality' of Hollywood realism -- The siege (1998)
  • Part three. What can film theory offer liturgy? -- Introduction to Part three -- Cinematic identification : suture and narrative space -- Cinematic perspective and narrative space -- Jean-Pierre Oudart and Stephen Heath : suturing the subject in cinematic discourse -- Slavoj Žižek : when suture fails -- Critique of the subject sutured in cinematic discourse -- Suturing suture : joining the theory together -- Cinematic impression of reality as unconscious effect -- Symbolic reality, imaginary reality and the real of the subject's truth -- Imagos and the representational nature of the complex -- Anamnesis : the subject's participation in the impression of reality -- Mapping imaginary reality to cinema's impression of reality -- Cinematic discourse and Lacan's linguistic theory of dreams -- The (overdetermined) 'thing' : 'dumb reality' and (forbidden) objet petit a -- Lacan's linguistic theory of dreams -- The signifier as representative not significant -- The repeated real, the real as missed encounter -- Mapping unconscious desire to cinematic discourse -- Suturing identity with a cinematic other, suturing subjectivity -- Identification with represented desire : a 'genetic theory of the ego' -- Libidinal investment, narcissistic identification : 'dialectic of identification' -- The confusion of identity : jealousy, paranoiac knowledge and transitivism -- Procuring subjectivity : circulating the 'rim' and superimposing the lack -- Procuring subjectivity : the double operation of the 'rim' -- Representation and the fading of the subject -- Procuring subjectivity : the superimposition of the two lacks -- Modes of subject identification : the ideal-I and the ego-ideal -- Symmetrical identifications : imaginary projection and symbolic introjection -- Mapping suture to identification with a cinematic other -- Suturing religious identity in the sacramental narrative -- Identification with the priest as a liturgical representation -- Constructing the priest as a liturgical representation -- Priestly representation (i) : a fiction sustained by erotic attraction -- The mission (1986) -- Priestly representation (ii) : a fiction sustained by negation/disavowal -- Father John McNeill -- The worshipper's solipsistic identification with priestly representation -- Joining the narrative and participating in its 'reality' -- Signifying for : the reinscription of desire into the sacramental narrative -- The exorcist (1973) -- On the waterfront (1954) -- The fugitive (1947) -- The worshipper's participation as a subject of episcopal/ecclesial 'reality' -- By way of analysis -- Batman begins (Christopher Nolan) -- Bewitched (Nora Ephron) -- Charlie and the chocolate factory (Tim Burton) -- Conclusion : a third task -- moving beyond the 'so what!'
Control code
ocn471494625
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 219 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826427601
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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unknown
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Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)471494625
  • pebcs082642760X

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