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Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac: boredom and knowledge as defence : the discourse of the university and the discourse of the hysteric

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Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac : boredom and knowledge as defence : the discourse of the university and the discourse of the hysteric. / Hyldgaard, Kirsten.

Analysing the cultural unconscious: science of the signifier. red. / Lillian M. Rösing; Henrik J. Bjerre; Brian B. Hansen; Kirsten Hyldgaard; Jakob Rosendal. London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2020. s. 85-94.

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Hyldgaard, K 2020, Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac: boredom and knowledge as defence : the discourse of the university and the discourse of the hysteric. i LM Rösing, HJ Bjerre, BB Hansen, K Hyldgaard & J Rosendal (red), Analysing the cultural unconscious: science of the signifier. Bloomsbury Academic, London, s. 85-94.

APA

Hyldgaard, K. (2020). Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac: boredom and knowledge as defence : the discourse of the university and the discourse of the hysteric. I L. M. Rösing, H. J. Bjerre, B. B. Hansen, K. Hyldgaard, & J. Rosendal (red.), Analysing the cultural unconscious: science of the signifier (s. 85-94). Bloomsbury Academic.

CBE

Hyldgaard K. 2020. Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac: boredom and knowledge as defence : the discourse of the university and the discourse of the hysteric. Rösing LM, Bjerre HJ, Hansen BB, Hyldgaard K, Rosendal J, red. I Analysing the cultural unconscious: science of the signifier. London: Bloomsbury Academic. s. 85-94.

MLA

Hyldgaard, Kirsten "Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac: boredom and knowledge as defence : the discourse of the university and the discourse of the hysteric"., Rösing, Lillian M., Bjerre, Henrik J. Hansen, Brian B. Hyldgaard, Kirsten Rosendal, Jakob (red.). Analysing the cultural unconscious: science of the signifier. London: Bloomsbury Academic. 2020, 85-94.

Vancouver

Hyldgaard K. Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac: boredom and knowledge as defence : the discourse of the university and the discourse of the hysteric. I Rösing LM, Bjerre HJ, Hansen BB, Hyldgaard K, Rosendal J, red., Analysing the cultural unconscious: science of the signifier. London: Bloomsbury Academic. 2020. s. 85-94

Author

Hyldgaard, Kirsten. / Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac : boredom and knowledge as defence : the discourse of the university and the discourse of the hysteric. Analysing the cultural unconscious: science of the signifier. red. / Lillian M. Rösing ; Henrik J. Bjerre ; Brian B. Hansen ; Kirsten Hyldgaard ; Jakob Rosendal. London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2020. s. 85-94

Bibtex

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