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Review: Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection

User Review  - Alex Birchall - Goodreads

Fantastic piece (which is at times profusely verbose). It explores the 'horrific' sites where the boundaries between subject and object, self and other; dissolve, disappear, or are/were never there ... Read full review

Review: Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection

User Review  - Vehbi Gorgulu - Goodreads

A challenging book that compasses the detailed analysis of abjection within the context of psychoanalysis literature, religious cultures and contemporary art. Kristeva extends her distinction of ... Read full review

Review: Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection

User Review  - Vehbi Görgülü - Goodreads

A challenging book that compasses the detailed analysis of abjection within the context of psychoanalysis literature, religious cultures and contemporary art. Kristeva extends her distinction of ... Read full review

Review: Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection

User Review  - Raelene - Goodreads

Abjection: an incredibly complex, compelling, difficult and compelling idea. Kristeva's text is equal ponderously dense and incredibly beautiful and yields overwhelmingly insightful details at every (re)reading. Read full review

Review: Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection

User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

Kristeva, like most of the French theorists of her era, is somewhat hit or miss: at times, as in her analysis of Proust or her work on the early novel, she's amazing. Other times, such as her own ... Read full review

Review: Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection

User Review  - Cone - Goodreads

Read part for class. Heavy, but fascinating. Want to go back and read the whole thing. Read full review

Review: Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection

User Review  - Artifice Magazine - Goodreads

The only real downside to this book is that reading it requires you to translate every damn thing from Freud to Makes-Sense. To be clear: there's a high amount of Makes-Sense in this book, but it ... Read full review


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