Film, Lacan and the Subject of Religion

Film, Lacan and the Subject of Religion

A Psychoanalytic Approach to Religious Film Analysis

eBook - 2009
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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.
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2009
ISBN: 9781441116338
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 219 pages)


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