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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 extensive diversity of inventive and cultural texts, together with literature, visible artwork, theatre, movie, and song.

Charting diversifying pursuits within the topic of violence and sweetness, 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 serious paintings that takes violence and illustration as its item. This assortment deals a different chance, notwithstanding, to handle 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 look at the consequences of aestheticization, good looks as a serious classification is conspicuously absent. moreover, the publication goals to "rehabilitate" good looks, implicitly conceptualized as politically or ethically regressive through postmodern anti-aesthetics cultural positions, and extra facilitate its come-back into severe discourse.

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