Monster theory [electronic resource]: reading culture (Google eBook)

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Jeffrey Jerome Cohen
U of Minnesota Press, 1996 - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 315 pages
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The contributors to Monster Theory consider beasts, demons, freaks and fiends as symbolic expressions of cultural unease that pervade a society and shape its collective behavior. Through a historical sampling of monsters, these essays argue that our fascination for the monstrous testifies to our continued desire to explore difference and prohibition.

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Very insightful collection of essays that examine monstrosity and the cultures in which these monsters were born. Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Jeffrey Jerome Cohen is Associate Professor of English and Human Sciences at George Washington University.

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