The Severed Head

The Severed Head

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Informed by a provocative exhibition at the Louvre curated by the author, The Severed Head unpacks artistic representations of severed heads from the Paleolithic period to the present. Surveying paintings, sculptures, and drawings, Julia Kristeva turns her famed critical eye to a study of the head as symbol and metaphor, as religious object and physical fact, further developing a critical theme in her work--the power of horror--and the potential for the face to provide… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Columbia University Press (December 20, 2011)

Collection: European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism

Format: EPUB

File size: 11 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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