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Lustmord : sexual murder in Weimar Germany

Author: Maria Tatar
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton Univ. Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. print. and first paperback printView all editions and formats

Confronting our society's obsession with sexual violence, this work seeks the meaning behind one of the most disturbing images of twentieth-century Western culture: the violated female corpse. It  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Tatar
ISBN: 0691043388 9780691043388 0691015902 9780691015903
OCLC Number: 1027083879
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [185] - 208.
Description: XII, 213 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 25 cm
Contents: List of IllustrationsAcknowledgmentsPt. 1Sexual Murder: Weimar Germany and Its Cultural LegacyCh. 1Morbid Curiosity: Why Lustmord?3Ch. 2"Ask Mother": The Construction of Sexual Murder20Ch. 3Crime, Contagion, and Containment: Sexual Murder in the Weimar Republic41Pt. 2Case StudiesCh. 4Fighting for Life: Figurations of War, Women, and the City in the Work of Otto Dix68Ch. 5Life in the Combat Zone: Military and Sexual Anxieties in the Work of George Grosz98Ch. 6The Corpse Vanishes: Gender, Violence, and Agency in Alfred Doblin's Berlin Alexanderplatz132Ch. 7The Killer as Victim: Fritz Lang's M153Ch. 8Reinventions: Murder in the Name of Art173Notes185Index209
Responsibility: Maria Tatar.
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