Beauty, Violence, Representation

Beauty, Violence, Representation

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ISBN-13: 9781138098435
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd (Sales)
Publication date: 06/23/2017
Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Lisa A. Dickson is Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of Northern British Columbia, Canada

Maryna Romanets is Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of Northern British Columbia, Canada

Table of Contents

Introduction: Beauty, Representation, Violence Lisa Dickson & Maryna Romanets Part I: Histories 1. "Þus for thy goode I shedde my bloode": Violence and Beauty in the Late Medieval English Biblical Cycles Leanne Groeneveld 2. Staging Beauty; or, A History of Violence: Rending the Aesthetic in Jeffrey Hatcher’s Compleat Female Stage Beauty Deneen Senasi 3. Beauty, Violence, and the East: Paradigms of Femininity in Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century British Women’s Oriental Narratives Marianna D’Ezio 4. "Hearts as innocent as hers": The Drowned Woman in Victorian Literature and Art Lynn Alexander Part II: Aesthetics 5. Violence and Beauty: Jacques Lacan’s Antigone Andrew Slade 6. "All beauty must die": The Aesthetics of Murder, from Thomas De Quincey to Nick Cave David McInnis 7. Environmentality and Air Travel Disasters: Representing the Violence of Plane Crashes Christopher Schaberg Part III: Resistance 8. Deconstructing Neoliberalism: Sledgehammering the End of History Robert Bennett 9. A Queer Craving: Muscle and the Dynamics of Beauty, Homoerotic Desire, and Sadomasochism in Japanese Gay Pink Cinema Mark DeStephano 10. Subversion of the Violent Gaze: Sins Invalid and the Aesthetics of Disabled Bodies Tara Wood 11. Coming Home from Iraq: Women Warriors and Feminine Vistas of Violence Elizabeth Bonjean

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