Slavoj žiŽek

Standard Name: žiŽek, Slavoj
Used Form: Slavoj Zizek


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Literary responses Patricia Highsmith
Novelist Brigid Brophy , who also likened PH to Dostoevsky ,
Dirda, Michael. “This Woman Is Dangerous”. The Guardian, p. between pp. 12 and 13.
between 12 and 13
also wrote in November 1965 that among crime writers only PH and Georges Simenon had transcended the limits of crime...
Reception Patricia Highsmith
The appearance of a biography by Andrew Wilson in June 2003 drew a remarkable panegyric on PH from Slavoj žiŽek : for him, he wrote, her name designates a sacred territory; his judgement of her...
Textual Features Patricia Highsmith
Again PH subverts moral expectations: Tom Ripley is charming, ordinary, cultivated—but paranoid and unstable: a man who commits murder as a necessary chore. When he murders, a reader is not permitted the comfort of condemnation...


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žiŽek, Slavoj. “Not a desire to have him, but to be like him”. London Review of Books, pp. 13-14.