Disgust and Desire

The Paradox of the Monster

Kristen Wright, The Catholic University of America

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€49,00
$57.00
ISBN13: 
9789004350731
E-ISBN: 
9789004360150
Publication Date: 
January 2018
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Paperback
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xii, 188pp.
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1570-7113
Volume: 
91

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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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042024038
E-ISBN: 
9789401200653
Publication date: 
January 2008
€70,00
$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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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042023789
E-ISBN: 
9789401205689
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January 2008
€79,00
$98.00

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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9789401205603
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January 2008
€70,00
$86.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789401205450
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January 2008
€50,00
$61.00

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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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042023406
E-ISBN: 
9789401205399
Publication date: 
January 2007
€62,00
$78.00

Wayne Cristaudo

Love and evil are real – they are substances of force fields which contain us as constituent parts. Of all the powers of life they are the two most pregnant with meaning, hence the most generative of what is specifically human. Love and evil stand in the closest relationship to each other: evil...
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42
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ISBN: 
9789042023383
E-ISBN: 
9789401205382
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January 2008
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$60.00

Edited by Martin F. Norden

The popular media of film and television surround us daily with images of evil - images that have often gone critically unexamined. In the belief that people in ever-increasing numbers are turning to the media for their understanding of evil, this lively and provocative collection of essays...
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41
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ISBN: 
9789042023246
E-ISBN: 
9789401205276
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January 2007
€71,00
$88.00

Edited by Rudolphus Teeuwen and Steffen Hantke

Once adjunct teaching was considered a temporary solution to faculty shortages in institutions of higher education. Now it is a permanent and indispensable feature of such institutions, not just in the U.S. but worldwide. This book takes stock of this new development, concentrating primarily on...
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40
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9789042023093
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9789401205207
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January 2007
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Edited by Anja Schwarz and Russell West-Pavlov

This volume gathers together research by ten scholars engaging with multicultural discourse in Australia and Germany. The term ‘polyculturalism’ rather than ‘multiculturalism’ is employed deliberately to re-open a space in which the workings of discourse on culturally diverse societies, both as...
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39
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ISBN: 
9789042023079
E-ISBN: 
9789401205184
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January 2007
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$98.00

Edited by Niall Scott

Emerging from depths comes a series of papers dealing with one of the most significant creations that reflects on and critiques human existence. Both a warning and a demonstration, the monster as myth and metaphor provides an articulation of human imagination that toys with the permissible and...
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38
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042022539
E-ISBN: 
9789401204811
Publication date: 
January 2007
€62,00
$78.00

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