Beauty, Violence, Representation (Routledge Research in by Lisa A. Dickson,Maryna Romanets PDF

By Lisa A. Dickson,Maryna Romanets

ISBN-10: 0415829402

ISBN-13: 9780415829403

ISBN-10: 1138098434

ISBN-13: 9781138098435

This quantity explores the connection between attractiveness, violence, and illustration in a wide diversity of inventive and cultural texts, together with literature, visible paintings, theatre, movie, and song.

Charting diversifying pursuits within the topic of violence and wonder, facing the a number of inflections of those questions and representing a spectrum of voices, the quantity takes its position in a turning out to be physique of contemporary severe paintings that takes violence and illustration as its item. This assortment deals a distinct chance, notwithstanding, to deal with an important hole within the serious box, for it seeks to interrogate in particular the nexus or interface among good looks and violence. whereas different texts on violence utilize regimes of illustration as their subject material and examine the results of aestheticization, attractiveness as a serious type is conspicuously absent. additionally, the publication goals to "rehabilitate" attractiveness, implicitly conceptualized as politically or ethically regressive by means of postmodern anti-aesthetics cultural positions, and additional facilitate its come-back into severe discourse.

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