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Abject visions : powers of horror in art and visual culture

Author: Rina Arya; Nicholas Chare
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here, an impressive list of authors examine how abjection can be discussed in relation to a host of different subjects, including marginality and gender.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rina Arya; Nicholas Chare
ISBN: 9781526109866 1526109867
OCLC Number: 971037035
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2016.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: Introduction: Approaching abjection - Rina Arya and Nicholas Chare1. Art, abjection and bare life - John Lechte2. A lesbian, feminist and Canadian perspective: queering abjection - Jayne Wark3. Manet's Abject Surrealism - Nicholas Chare4. Juan Davila's abject after-image - Rex Butler and A. D. S. Donaldson5. Animals, art, abjection - Barbara Creed and Jeanette Hoorn 6. The fragmented body as an index of abjection - Rina Arya7. Skin, body, self: the question of the abject in the work of Francis Bacon - Ernst van Alphen 8. Abjection, melancholia and ambiguity in the works of Catherine Bell - Estelle Barrett9. Corpus Delicti - Kerstin Mey10. Art is on the way: from the abject opening of underworld to the shitty ending of oblivion - Calvin Thomas11. Base materials: performing the abject object - Daniel WattIndex -- .
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