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Stay, illusion! : the Hamlet doctrine
Critchley, Simon, 1960- , author.
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Pantheon Books, c2013.
Physical Description:
xi, 269 pages ; 21 cm
Praise be rashness -- The gap between thought and action -- The mouse-trap -- Let be -- Bunghole -- The Gorgiastic paradox of theater -- Ass, ho, hum -- In nothing must -- By indirections find directions out : Carl Schmitt's Hamletization -- This globe of spies -- He is not a nice guy : Hamlet as prince and political threat -- Is Hamlet a tragedy or a Trauerspiel? -- The mute rock of reality -- Walter Benjamin's slothful, pensive melancholy -- Is Hamlet a Christian tragedy? -- Do it, England -- Germany is Hamlet, and Hamlet is Germany -- A fault to heaven -- Unbearable contingency : Hegel's Hamlet -- Hegel likes a happy ending -- Hamlet is a lost man -- Hamletizing psychoanalysis -- Rebecca, take off your gown : Freud and Fliess -- I have bad dreams -- Psychoanalysts eat their young -- Get thee to a nursery -- Hamlet's mourning and melancholia-- A happiness that often madness hits on -- At every moment absolutely stupefied : Lacan bites the carpet -- That is Laertes, this is Hamlet -- The image of my cause I see : Hamlet and the mirror -- Ophelia, or, The sexual life of plants -- The moneying of love -- Thou common whore and visible God -- Gertrude, a gaping cunt -- Mother, Mother, Mother -- Step between her and her fighting soul -- Who calls on Hamlet? -- Nietzsche contra Nietzsche -- Spectatorial distance -- Lethargy and disgust -- Who asked you to swallow men like oysters, Prince Hamlet? -- Through the ghost of the unquiet father, the image of the unliving son looks forth -- I want to be a woman -- Absolutely-too-much --- O, O, O, O. Dies -- I will gain nothing but my shame -- The most monstrous contradiction of love.
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