Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection

Kristeva, Julia


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Julia Kristeva offers an extensive and profound consideration of the nature of abjection. Drawing on Freud and Lacan, she analyzes the nature of attitudes toward repulsive subjects and examines the function of these topics in the writings of Louis-Ferdinand Celine, Marcel Proust, James Joyce, and other authors.

Format: Paperback
Pages: 248
Imprint: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 29/03/2024
Series: European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism