Ruin: Volume 39, Numbers 3&4 Fall/Winter 2011

Ruin: Volume 39, Numbers 3&4 Fall/Winter 2011

by Sarah Chinn
     
 

From lost kingdoms to modern-day disasters, from economic meltdowns to political unrest, from bad reputations to cinematic flops, the specter of ruin is omnipresent and never ending. Often, ruin evokes feelings of nostalgia for good times long gone. Ruin poses the sometimes unthinkable question: What is so bad about ruin and why do we fear it so?

Overview

From lost kingdoms to modern-day disasters, from economic meltdowns to political unrest, from bad reputations to cinematic flops, the specter of ruin is omnipresent and never ending. Often, ruin evokes feelings of nostalgia for good times long gone. Ruin poses the sometimes unthinkable question: What is so bad about ruin and why do we fear it so?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558617506
Publisher:
Feminist Press at CUNY, The
Publication date:
12/13/2011
Series:
Women's Studies Quarterly
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author


Sarah Chinn is the executive director of the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS) at the CUNY Graduate Center.

RuPaul Oza is the director of the Women and Gender Studies program at Hunter College, CUNY.

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