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Over Her Dead Body: Death, Femininity and the Aesthetic

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ISBN-10: 0719038278

ISBN-13: 9780719038273

Edition: 1992

Authors: Elisabeth Bronfen

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Bronfen presents the argument that narrative and visual representations of death can be read as symptoms of culture and because the feminine body is culturally constructed as the superlative site of "other" and "not me," culture uses art to dream the deaths of beautiful women.
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Manchester Univ Pr
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 460
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Elisabeth Bronfen is the author, most recently, of The Knotted Subject: Hysteria and Its Discontents. Misha Kavka has published variously on male hysteria, modernist feminism, and gendered subjectivity in film. Both Bronfen and Kavka teach in the Department of English at the University of Zurich, Switzerland.