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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 good looks, violence, and illustration in a huge diversity of creative and cultural texts, together with literature, visible paintings, theatre, movie, and tune.

Charting diversifying pursuits within the topic of violence and wonder, facing the a number of inflections of those questions and representing a spectrum of voices, the quantity takes its position in a becoming physique of modern severe paintings that takes violence and illustration as its item. This assortment deals a distinct chance, besides the fact that, to deal with 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 subject material and examine the results of aestheticization, good looks as a severe classification is conspicuously absent. in addition, the e-book goals to "rehabilitate" attractiveness, implicitly conceptualized as politically or ethically regressive by way of postmodern anti-aesthetics cultural positions, and extra facilitate its come-back into severe discourse.

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