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 from a Marxist point of view.

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.