Kissing Cousins: A New Kinship Bestiary

Kissing Cousins: A New Kinship Bestiary

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Since DNA has replaced blood as the medium through which we establish kinship, how do we determine with whom we are kin? Who counts among those we care for? The distinction between these categories is constantly in flux. How do we come to decide those we may kiss and those we may kill?

Focusing on narratives of kinship as they are defined in contemporary film, literature, and news media, Frances Bartkowski discusses the impact of "stories of origin" on our regard… (more)

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Publisher: Columbia University Press (October 06, 2008)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 16.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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