Slavoj Žižek

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Slavoj Žižek (born 21 March 1949) is a Slovenian philosopher. He has written more than 70 books.[1] He wrote his first English book The Sublime Object of Ideology in 1989. Žižek writes about a lot of different things. Things that Žižek writes about include psychoanalysis, politics, pop culture, and theology.

He writes for The Guardian. In 2013, he married the Slovene journalist Jela Krečič.

Documentaries[change | change source]

In 2006 Žižek presented a documentary that he had written called The Pervert's Guide to Cinema. In the documentary Žižek used psychoanalytical film theory on several movies.

In 2007 a documentary about Žižek called Žižek! was released.

In 2012 The Pervert's Guide to Ideology was released in the United Kingdom. It was written and presented by Žižek. The documentary is a sequel to The Pervert's Guide to Cinema.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Agent provocateur: Slavoj Zizek takes on the 'ideology machine' of". The Independent. 29 September 2013.