Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection (European Perspectives Series) (Paperback)

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By Julia Kristeva, Leon Roudiez (Translator)
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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.

About the Author


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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780231053471
ISBN-10: 0231053479
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: June 4th, 1984
Pages: 219
Language: English
Series: European Perspectives Series