Disgust and Desire

The Paradox of the Monster

Kristen Wright, The Catholic University of America

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€49,00
$57.00
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9789004350731
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January 2018
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1570-7113
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91

Edited by Marie-Luise Kohlke and Luisa Orza

Negotiating Sexual Idioms: Image, Text, Performance affords new theoretical approaches and insights into the complexity of sexual discourse pervading contemporary cultures, exploring sexuality’s role in dominant conceptualisations of self and society, in patterns of political belonging and...
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53
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ISBN: 
9789042024915
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January 2008
€40,20
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€67,00
$82.00

Edited by Holly Lynn Baumgartner and Roger Davis

Hosting the Monster responds to the call of the monstrous with, not rejection, but invitation. Positing the monster as that which defies classification, the essays in this collection are an ongoing engagement with that which lies outside of established boundaries. With chapters ranging from the...
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52
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ISBN: 
9789042024861
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January 2008
€43,20
$53.40
€72,00
$89.00

Chief Editor: Kseniya M. Khovanova; Co-editors: Nejat Dogan and Maksym Kovalov

This book is a selection of the scholarly works presented at the 2nd International Redefining Europe Conference in Prague, 2005 as a part of the Ashburn Institute’s analogous initiative, the goal of which is to advance people’s understanding of the future of European civilisation, and to explore...
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51
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ISBN: 
9789042024823
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January 2008
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Edited by Ian Morley and Mira Crouch

This book considers the place and value of knowledge in contemporary society. “Knowledge” is not a self-evident concept: both its denotations and connotations are historically situated. Since the Enlightenment, knowledge has been a matter of discovery through effort, and “knowledge for its own...
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50
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9789042024380
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January 2008
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Edited by Tom Claes, Frank McMahon & David Seth Preston

This truly international book brings together authors from different regions of the world including North America, South Africa, Europe, Iran and Russia all of whom are concerned with aspects of the challenges involved in the expansion of higher education, both in student numbers and areas of...
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48
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ISBN: 
9789042024045
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January 2008
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Edited by Tobe Levin

“One afternoon, a patient who had been in three times weekly ... psychotherapy ... left my office after her session, drove down to the train tracks half a mile from my office, and sat down facing an oncoming train.” This tragic event opens the essay by psychoanalyst Susanne Chassay who explores...
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47
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ISBN: 
9789042024038
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January 2008
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$86.00

Edited by Sarah Wilks

The 5th Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship conference was held at Oxford, UK in 2006. This decidedly trans-disciplinary, international event attracted participants from traditionally separate academic perspectives; each ambassadors for their disciplines and each seeking and making...
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46
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ISBN: 
9789042023789
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January 2008
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Edited by Nancy Billias

Evil is not only an abstract concept to be analyzed intellectually, but a concrete reality that we all experience and wrestle with on an ongoing basis. To truly understand evil we must always approach it from both angles: the intellective and the phenomenological. This same assertion resounds...
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45
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ISBN: 
9789042023697
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January 2008
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Edited by Andrew R. Wilson and Mark L. Perry

Rarely do academics and policymakers have the opportunity to sit down together and contemplate the broadest consequences of war. Our comprehension has traditionally been limited to war’s causes, execution, promotion, opposition, and immediate political and economic ends and aftermath. But just as...
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44
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ISBN: 
9789042023475
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January 2008
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Edited by David Robb

By its very nature the clown, as represented in art, is an interdisciplinary phenomenon. In whichever artform it appears – fiction, drama, film, photography or fine art – it carries the symbolic association of its usage in popular culture, be it ritual festivities, street theatre or circus. The...
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Volume: 
43
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ISBN: 
9789042023406
Publication date: 
January 2007
€62,00
$78.00

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