Powers of horror : an essay on abjection.

By: Kristeva, Julia.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: x, 219 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780231053471.Subject(s): Philosophy and Psychology | Abjection in literature | Horror in literature | Criticism and interpretationDDC classification: 194KRI
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Powers of Horror is an excellent introduction to an aspect of contemporary French literature which has been allowed to become somewhat neglected in the current emphasis on para-philosophical modes of discourse."

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • I Approaching Abjection
  • 2 Something To Be Scared Of
  • 3 From Filth to Defilement
  • 4 Semiotics of Biblical Abomination
  • 5 ... Qui Tollis Peccata Mundi
  • 6 CTline: Neither Actor nor Martyr
  • 7 Suffering and Horror
  • 8 Those Females Who Can Wreck the Infinite
  • 9 ""Ours To Jew or Die""
  • 10 In the Beginning and Without End...
  • 11 Powers of Horror