Volume 14 Contents

Sean Homer, Ruth Parkin-Gounelas and Yannis Stavrakakis

The Object of Philosophy

Hegel and the Object, Or, the Idea’s Constipation
Slavoj Žižek

Towards a Phenomenology of Objects: Husserl and the Life-World
Peter R. Costello

The Object of Psychoanalysis - Subjectivity and Culture

Illustrating the Freudian and Lacanian Object of Drive with Zola’s Thérèse Raquin
Dave Lewis

Choang-tsu's Butterfly: Objects and the Subjective Function of Fantasy
Calum Neill

The Object as Agent of Mentalization
Themistoklis Katrios

Objects of Consumption, Causes of Desire: Consumerism and Advertising in Societies of Commanded Enjoyment
Yannis Stavrakakis

The Object of Art 1 - Literature

Surfaciality: Some Poems by Fernando Pessoa, one by Wallace Stevens, and the Brief Sketch of a Poetic Ontology
Simon Critchley

Antigone’s Letter
Jina Politi

The Insistence of the Object - and its Sublimations
Ruth Parkin-Gounelas

The Object of Art 2 - Film and Painting

The Object-Gaze: Shame, Hejab, Cinema
Joan Copjec

“The Roma do not Exist”: The Roma as an Object of Cinematic Representation and the Question of Authenticity
Sean Homer

Filming the Dutch Still Life: Peter Greenaway’s Objects
Sylvia Karastathi

Cloud Studies: The Visible Invisible
Mary Jacobus

Review Essays

On the Social Life of Objects
Karin Boklund-Lagopoulou

The Sublime Object of Slavoj Žižek
Sean Homer

Book Reviews

The Lure of the Object (edited by Stephen Melville)
Reviewed by David Teh

The Poetics of Psychoanalysis: In the Wake of Klein (by Mary Jacobus)
Reviewed by Beci Carver