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The Aesthetics of Loss and Lessness

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This text probes the psychic and social roots of artistic scenarios of loss. Demonstrating that artistic activity is inextricably bonded to imaginary scripts of bereavement and these in turn to patterns of social dominance, the author argues in favor of an "aesthetics of lessness" that is, postmodern resistance to imaginary inscriptions of grief and their misogynist sequel ...more
Hardcover, 260 pages
Published December 15th 1991 by Palgrave Macmillan
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