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Mourning sex : performing public memories

Author: Peggy Phelan
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Phelan employs an impressive range of cultural representations to examine how cultures perform their mourning. In relation to texts and events ranging from the paintings of Caravaggio to the Hill/Thomas hearing, she meditates on the trauma of loss.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peggy Phelan
ISBN: 0415147581 9780415147583 041514759X 9780415147590
OCLC Number: 35043704
Description: x, 187 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: this book's body --
2. Whole wounds: bodies at the vanishing point --
3. Immobile legs, stalled words: psychoanalysis and moving deaths --
4. Uncovered rectums: disinterring the Rose Theatre --
5. Bloody nose, loose noose: hearing Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas --
6. Shattered skulls: Rodney King and Holbein's The Ambassadors --
7. Failed live(r)s: whatever happened to her public grief? In memory of Rena Grant (1959-1992) --
8. Infected eyes: Dying Man With A Movie Camera, Silverlake Life: The View From Here.
Responsibility: Peggy Phelan.
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Experimental and theoretically informed, Mourning Sex advances performance theory in dialogue with psychoanalysis, queer theory, and cultural studies.  Read more...

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