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Monstrosity - a book by Wright, Alexa

Monstrosity

The Human Monster in Visual Culture

Monstrosity( )
Author: Wright, Alexa
ISBN:978-1-78076-335-4
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:I. B. Tauris & Company, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $99.00
Book Description:

From the 'Monster of Ravenna' to the 'Elephant Man', Myra Hindley and Ted Bundy, the visualization of 'real', human monsters has always played a part in how society sees itself. But what is the function of a monster? Why do we need to embody and represent what is monstrous? This book investigates the appearance of the human monster in Western culture, both historically and in our contemporary society. It argues that images of real (rather than fictional) human monsters help us...
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Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / General
Body, Mind & Spirit / Unexplained Phenomena
Medical / Pathophysiology
Psychology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.62 x 8.82 x 0.72 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds

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