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Preposterous Violence: Fables of Aggression in Modern Culture
From Friday the 13th movies to pro wrestling, from Stephen King novels to heavy metal music videos--violent imagery saturates our popular culture, reaping enormous profits for its creators, provoking outrage in its critics, and drawing squeals of delight from its consumers. Why do these entertainments find such huge audiences? Seeking to understand the phenomenon, rather t ...more
Hardcover, 350 pages
Published October 12th 1989 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published 1989)
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