Lilian Munk Rösing

is Associate Professor in the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies at University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and a literary critic. Her book Pixar with Lacan: The Hysteric’s Guide to Animation is due out this year from Bloomsbury Academic.


His master's voice

The human/animal divide in Pixar's "Up"

What exactly does it mean to be a creature of language and desire? Psychoanalysis is careful to distinguish animal need, which can be fulfilled, from human desire, which can never be satisfied. But in the cultural sphere, argues Lilian Munk Rösing, the human/animal divide swiftly becomes blurred.

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