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Review: Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection

User Review  - Charles Rost - Goodreads

If you read one book by Kristeva, this one has to be it. Read full review

Review: Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection

User Review  - David Peak - Goodreads

Will most likely revisit this after reading--and gaining a better understanding of--Freud and Celine. That being said, the sections devoted to Oedipus the King and the final chapter, "Powers of Horror ... Read full review

Review: Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

Kristeva starts strong, with a fascinating idea-- the abject-- and then seems to signpost the way to some very interesting research, contrasting it with the sublime and relating it to the close ... Read full review

Review: Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection

User Review  - Arnie - Goodreads

After reading some of the reviews here I was a little worried that I was not going to like this "essay". Kristeva is one of my favorite scholars so I took the plunge and bought it. I must say that I ... Read full review

Review: Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection

User Review  - Neekta - Goodreads

In the confusion I felt while falling through this essay, I have to say that when clarity came to me it was like the most gorgeous punch in the face. Kristeva, let's be friends. Read full review

Review: Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection

User Review  - Egor Sofronov - Goodreads

Evil, viscosity, and goosebumps. 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  - Steve Owen - Goodreads

An interesting spin on the uncanny's darker cousin, abjection. Read full review

Review: Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection

User Review  - Carrie Lorig - Goodreads

EAT THIS THING EAT IT AND BE COVERED IN YOUR OWN Read full review

Review: Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection

User Review  - Whitney - Goodreads

First read in 2008: "Beautifully written and completely impossible to understand at times. I still don't get why sperm isn't abject...I don't know. If you like reading about poop, this is the book for ... Read full review


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