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Powers of horror : an essay on abjection

Author: Julia Kristeva; Leon S Roudiez
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 1982.
Series: European perspectives.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Kristeva is one of the leading voices in contemporary French criticism, on a par with such names as Genette, Foucault, Greimas and others ... [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. The sections on Céline, for example, are indispensable reading  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Louis-Ferdinand Céline; Louis-Ferdinand Céline; Louis-Ferdinand Céline; Louis-Ferdinand Céline; Louis-Ferdinand Céline
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Kristeva; Leon S Roudiez
ISBN: 0231053460 9780231053464 0231053479 9780231053471
OCLC Number: 8430152
Language Note: Translation of: Pouvoirs de l'horreur.
Notes: Translation of: Pouvoirs de l'horreur.
Description: x, 219 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Approaching abjection --
Something to be scared of --
From filth to defilement --
Semiotics of Biblical abomination --
... Qui Tollis Peccata Mundi --
Céline: neither actor nor martyr --
Suffering and horror --
Those females who can wreck the infinite --
"Ours to Jew or die" --
In the beginning and without end ... --
Powers of horror.
Series Title: European perspectives.
Other Titles: Pouvoirs de l'horreur.
Responsibility: Julia Kristeva ; translated by Leon S. Roudiez.

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