The aesthetics of violence : art, fiction, drama and film / Robert Appelbaum.

Offering an ambitious study of the aesthetics of violence across art, literature, film and theatre, this volume brings together traditional German aesthetic and social theory with the modern problem of violence in art. Written in an engaging style, the book includes examples range from Homer and Sha...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Appelbaum, Robert, 1952- (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London ; Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield International, Ltd., [2017]
Series:Futures of the archive: theory, criticism, crisis.
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Summary:Offering an ambitious study of the aesthetics of violence across art, literature, film and theatre, this volume brings together traditional German aesthetic and social theory with the modern problem of violence in art. Written in an engaging style, the book includes examples range from Homer and Shakespeare to slasher films and performance art.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xxvi, 169 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index.
ISBN:9781786605047
178660504X