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Author Scarparo, Susanna
Title Violent Depictions : Representing Violence Across Cultures
Imprint Newcastle-upon-Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publisher, 2007
©2007
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (219 pages)
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Note Intro -- TABLE OF CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- THE VIOLENCE OF REPRESENTATION -- PART I -- FRACTURING THE SELF -- "A BIG HAPPY FAMILY" -- "FEAR AND FASCINATION" -- FEMINIST TERRORISTS/TERRORIST FEMINISTS -- PART II -- MOBBING -- BERTOLUCCI'S THE CONFORMIST FROM "RITES OF PASSAGE" TO RITUAL BLOOD SACRIFICE -- CONSTRUCTIONS OF VIOLENCE AND FEMINISED MASCULINITY IN THE CINEMATIC GHETTO -- PART III -- OEDIPAL GHOST -- CANNIBALISTIC ENCOUNTERS -- THE EXCEPTION AND VIOLENCE OF LAW IN KAFKA AND COETZEE -- THE WOMAN WHO KEPT SILENT -- LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS -- INDEX
Anything and everything may come under the rubric of violence in a society that is by and large addicted to the images of violence that are an inescapable part of contemporary reality. In the wake of recent international events, many have come to accept the perpetration of violence as morally acceptable and a just enterprise towards peace. But what is violence? How do we identify something or somebody as violent? Is violence justifiable? If so, under what circumstances? Violent Depictions add..
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Scarparo, Susanna Violent Depictions : Representing Violence Across Cultures Newcastle-upon-Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publisher,c2007 9781847180995
Subject Violence -- Cross-cultural studies.;Violent crimes -- Cross-cultural studies.;Violence -- Moral and ethical aspects.;Violence in literature.;Violence in mass media
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Alt Author McDonald, Sarah
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