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Review: Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection

User Review  - Ally - Goodreads

I liked chapter 7 the best --- louis ferdinand celine caught my interest... It was a good discussion, but it was tricky to read, and i found myself skipping portions of the writing. Still, it is worth a go if you are interested in philosophy and concerns related to abjection. Read full review

Review: Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection

User Review  - David Williamson - Goodreads

I'm a little nonplussed here, after reading two pages I thought this was going to be a good read, a slow read, but a good one. After the two pages my enthusiasm, interest, and attention wandered all ... Read full review

Review: Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection

User Review  - Kyle - Goodreads

Hmmm. I feel like a lot has been made out of Kristeva's account of the abject but it only took up like twenty pages or so that interested me. I don't know. It seemed like McClintock's summary of it or cultural studies' application of it is more interesting than the original theory it seeems. Read full review


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