Pouvoirs de L'horreur (English)

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Columbia University Press, 1982 - Literary Criticism - 219 pages
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Powers of Horror is an excellent introduction to an aspect of contemporary French literature which has been allowed to become somewhat neglected in the current emphasis on para-philosophical modes of discourse.
  

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

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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

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Contents

APPROACHING ABJECTION
1
SOMETHING TO BE SCARED OF
32
FROM FILTH TO DEFILEMENT
56
SEMIOTICS OF BIBLICAL ABOMINATION
90
QUI TOLLIS PECCATA MUNDI
113
CÉLINE NEITHER ACTOR NOR MARTYR
133
SUFFERING AND HORROR
140
THOSE FEMALES WHO CAN WRECK THE INFINITE
157
OURS TO JEW OR DIE
174
IN THE BEGINNING AND WITHOUT END
188
POWERS OF HORROR
207
NOTES
211

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JSTOR: Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection
Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection. Translated by Leon S. Roudiez. New York: Columbia University Press, 1982. Pp. 219. This dazzling book gives new ...
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Pleasure, Perversion and Death 0.3 Kristeva’s Powers of Horror and ...
0. INTRODUCTION. 0.1 Horror… 0.2 Kristeva’s Powers of Horror and the ‘I’/Other system destroyed 0.3 Abjection, Aesthetics and the Primacy of Materiality ...
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Powers of Horror - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Powers of Horror: an Essay on Abjection is a 1982 book by Julia Kristeva. The book is an extensive treatise on the subject of abjection and all it entails. ...
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Process Documents: Julia Kristeva - Powers Of Horror - p. 6
"Thus, fear having been bracketed, discourse will seem tenable only if it ceaselessly confronts that otherness, a burden both repellant and repelled, ...
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egotistics - volume 1.1, 2000
Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection. Trans. Leon Roudiez. New York: Columbia UP, 1982. ---. Revolution in Poetic Language. Trans. Margaret Waller. ...
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"Kristeva's Theory of Abjection" by Samantha Pentony
I will then proceed to outline how Kristeva's theory of abjection works by summarising the main points of The Powers Of Horror: An Essay On Abjection. ...
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Julia Kristeva, "Approaching Abjection"</I>
[Note: This is (most of) chapter one of Kristeva's book, Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection, trans. Leon S. Roudiez (New York: Columbia UP, 1982). ...
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Powers of Horror
Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection. Julia Kristeva. July, 1982 Paper, 219 pages, ISBN: 978-0-231-05347-1 $30.00 / £17.50 ...
cup.columbia.edu/ book/ 978-0-231-05347-1/ powers-of-horror

About the author (1982)

Richard John Lynn has a Ph.D. in Chinese from Stanford University. Acclaimed as one of the outstanding translators of our time, he has taught at the University of California, Berkeley; Auckland University; and the University of British Columbia. He is currently professor of Chinese thought and literature at the University of Toronto. Lynn has also served as a Humanities Administrator in the Division of Research at the NEH, in charge of the Translators Grants Program.

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