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The Uses of Phobia: Essays on Literature and Film
The essays brought together in this book understand phobia not as a pathology, but as a versatile moral, political, and aesthetic resource - and one with a history. They demonstrate that enquiry into strong feelings of aversion has enabled writers and film-makers to say and show things they could not otherwise have said or shown; and in this way to get profoundly and provo ...more
Paperback, 180 pages
Published June 21st 2010 by Wiley-Blackwell
(first published June 8th 2010)
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