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Foundations of Violence, Volume One: Death and the Displacement of Beauty

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The pursuit of death and the love of death has characterized Western culture from Homeric times through centuries of Christianity, taking particular deadly shapes in Western postmodernity. This necrophilia shows itself in destruction and violence, in a focus on other worlds and degradation of this one, and in hatred of the body, sense and sexuality. In her major new book ...more
Paperback, 390 pages
Published July 6th 2004 by Routledge (first published January 1st 2004)
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