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By Lisa A. Dickson,Maryna Romanets

ISBN-10: 0415829402

ISBN-13: 9780415829403

ISBN-10: 1138098434

ISBN-13: 9781138098435

This quantity explores the connection between attractiveness, violence, and illustration in a huge diversity of inventive and cultural texts, together with literature, visible paintings, theatre, movie, and tune.


Charting diversifying pursuits within the topic of violence and sweetness, facing the a number of inflections of those questions and representing a spectrum of voices, the amount takes its position in a starting to be physique of modern serious paintings that takes violence and illustration as its item. This assortment deals a special chance, in spite of the fact that, to handle an important hole within the serious box, for it seeks to interrogate in particular the nexus or interface among good looks and violence. whereas different texts on violence utilize regimes of illustration as their material and think about the consequences of aestheticization, good looks as a serious type is conspicuously absent. in addition, the ebook goals to "rehabilitate" good looks, implicitly conceptualized as politically or ethically regressive by means of postmodern anti-aesthetics cultural positions, and extra facilitate its come-back into serious discourse.

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