Zizek and the Media provides a systematic andapproachable introduction to the main concepts and themes ofZizek's work, and their particular implications for the study ofthe media. The book:
- Describes the radical nature of Zizek's media politics
- Uses Zizekian insights to expose the profound intellectuallimitations of conventional approaches to the media
- Explores the psychoanalytical and philosophical roots ofZizek's work
- Provides the reader with Zizekian tools to uncover the hiddenideologies of everyday media content;
Explains the ultimate seriousness that underlies his numerousjokes.
As likely to discuss Homer's Springfield as Ithaca, Zizek isshown to be the ideal guide for today's mediascape.