Auschwitz and afterimages : abjection, witnessing, and representation (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Auschwitz and afterimages : abjection, witnessing, and representation

Author: Nicholas Chare
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2011.
Series: New encounters (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In 1980, Julia Kristeva's essay on abjection, Pouvoirs de l'horreur, was first published in France and subsequently translated into English as Powers of horror. Nicholas Chare's book provides a critical and careful reassessment of Kristeva's often misunderstood writings on the abject and a crucial appraisal of the value the concept abjection holds for the study of the witnessing and representation of the Holocaust.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chare, Nicholas.
Auschwitz and afterimages.
London : I.B. Tauris, 2011
(OCoLC)768198629
Named Person: Julia Kristeva; Julia Kristeva
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Chare
ISBN: 9781848855908 1848855907 1848855915 9781848855915
OCLC Number: 663446345
Description: xxi, 194 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Execrable speech --
Fascinating facture --
Background noise --
Amidst the nightmare --
Under the skin --
Afterimages.
Series Title: New encounters (London, England)
Responsibility: Nicholas Chare.

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