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The Resource Monster theory : reading culture, Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, editor

Monster theory : reading culture, Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, editor

Label
Monster theory : reading culture
Title
Monster theory
Title remainder
reading culture
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, editor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The contributors to Monster Theory consider beasts, demons, freaks and fiends as symbolic expressions of cultural unease that pervade a society and shape its collective behavior. Through a historical sampling of monsters, these essays argue that our fascination for the monstrous testifies to our continued desire to explore difference and prohibition
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cohen, Jeffrey Jerome
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monsters in literature
  • Abnormalities, Human, in literature
  • Grotesque in literature
  • Difference (Psychology) in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Abnormalities, Human, in literature
  • Difference (Psychology) in literature
  • Grotesque in literature
  • Monsters in literature
  • Monsters
  • Misvormden
  • Collectief gedrag
  • Das Groteske
  • Groteske
  • Literatur
  • Literaturpsychologie
  • Ungeheuer
Label
Monster theory : reading culture, Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: In a time of monsters -- Monster culture (Seven theses) / Jeffrey Jerome Cohen -- Beowulf as Palimpsest / Ruth Waterhouse -- Monstrosity, illegibility, denegation: De Man, bp Nichol, and the resistance to postmodernism / David L. Clark -- The odd couple: Gargantua and Tom Thumb / Anne Lake Prescott -- America's "United Siamese brothers": Chang and Eng and nineteenth-century ideologies of democracy and domesticity / Allison Pingree -- Liberty, equality, monstrosity: revolutionizing the family in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein / David A. Hedrich Hirsch -- 'No monsters at the resurrection": inside some conjoined twins / Stephen Pender -- Representing the monster: cognition, cripples, and other limp parts in Montaigne's "Des Boyteux" / Lawrence D. Kritzman -- Hermaphrodites newly discovered: the cultural monsters of sixteenth-century France / Kathleen Perry Long -- Anthropometamorphosis: John Bulwer's monsters of cosmetology and the science of culture / Mary Baine Campbell -- Vampire culture / Frank Grady -- The alien and alienated as unquiet dead in the sagas of the Icelanders / William Sayers -- Unthinking the monster: twelfth-century responses to Saracen alterity / Michael Uebel -- Dinosaurs-R-Us: the (un)natural history of Jurassic Park / John O'Neill
Control code
ocn614485179
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 315 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816687640
Lccn
96021914
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttbjrz3
  • 8366e07e-7d81-4ff5-962f-b8d27ef3677b
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)614485179
Label
Monster theory : reading culture, Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: In a time of monsters -- Monster culture (Seven theses) / Jeffrey Jerome Cohen -- Beowulf as Palimpsest / Ruth Waterhouse -- Monstrosity, illegibility, denegation: De Man, bp Nichol, and the resistance to postmodernism / David L. Clark -- The odd couple: Gargantua and Tom Thumb / Anne Lake Prescott -- America's "United Siamese brothers": Chang and Eng and nineteenth-century ideologies of democracy and domesticity / Allison Pingree -- Liberty, equality, monstrosity: revolutionizing the family in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein / David A. Hedrich Hirsch -- 'No monsters at the resurrection": inside some conjoined twins / Stephen Pender -- Representing the monster: cognition, cripples, and other limp parts in Montaigne's "Des Boyteux" / Lawrence D. Kritzman -- Hermaphrodites newly discovered: the cultural monsters of sixteenth-century France / Kathleen Perry Long -- Anthropometamorphosis: John Bulwer's monsters of cosmetology and the science of culture / Mary Baine Campbell -- Vampire culture / Frank Grady -- The alien and alienated as unquiet dead in the sagas of the Icelanders / William Sayers -- Unthinking the monster: twelfth-century responses to Saracen alterity / Michael Uebel -- Dinosaurs-R-Us: the (un)natural history of Jurassic Park / John O'Neill
Control code
ocn614485179
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 315 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816687640
Lccn
96021914
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttbjrz3
  • 8366e07e-7d81-4ff5-962f-b8d27ef3677b
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)614485179

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