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    • June 1984
    • 9780231053471
  • 219 Pages
  • Paperback
  • $32.00

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Powers of Horror

An Essay on Abjection

Julia Kristeva. Translated by Leon S. Roudiez

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Julia Kristeva, internationally known psychoanalyst and critic, is Professor of Linguistics at the University de Paris VII. She has hosted a French television series and is the author of many critically acclaimed books published by Columbia University Press in translation, including Time and Sense: Proust and the Experience of Literature and the novel, Possessions.

I. Approaching Abjection2. Something To Be Scared Of3. From Filth to Defilement4. Semiotics of Biblical Abomination5.... Qui Tollis Peccata Mundi6. CĂ©line: Neither Actor nor Martyr7. Suffering and Horror8. Those Females Who Can Wreck the Infinite9. "Ours To Jew or Die"10. In the Beginning and Without End...11. Powers of Horror