Abject visions: Powers of horror in art and visual culture

Rina Arya (Editor), Nicholas Chare (Editor)

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Abstract

This major new volume brings together leading international scholars to debate the continuing importance and relevance of the concept of abjection for the interpretation of modern and contemporary culture. This genuinely interdisciplinary collection includes important new essays that draw on the work of Georges Bataille, Judith Butler, Julia Kristeva and other key critical thinkers to provide innovative readings of works of art, film, theatre and literature. The clear and accessible essays in this volume extend the existing literature on abjection in exciting new ways to demonstrate the enduring richness of the concept.
LanguageEnglish
Place of PublicationManchester
PublisherManchester University Press
Number of pages248
ISBN (Print)9780719096280
Publication statusPublished - May 2016
Externally publishedYes

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Art
Visual Culture
Abject
Abjection
Judith Butler
Julia Kristeva
Works of Art
Art Film
Thinkers
Georges Bataille

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Arya, R., & Chare, N. (Eds.) (2016). Abject visions: Powers of horror in art and visual culture. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Arya, Rina (Editor) ; Chare, Nicholas (Editor). / Abject visions : Powers of horror in art and visual culture. Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2016. 248 p.
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