Fiction, Crime, and the Feminine

Fiction, Crime, and the Feminine

eBook - 2011
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The form of art called fiction has always been the privileged framework providing the perfect alibi for facing, framing, and containing the Other's desire and the strange libido attached to violence: in other words, there is an ambivalent dimension inherent in the scenarios and fantasies we enjoy by proxy. Are not the fairy tales of our childhood full of images of death and violence, whose fascinating presence is paradoxically meant to make us feel all the more safely tucked up in bed? After ...
Publisher: Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars, 2011
ISBN: 9781443828284
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 186 pages)
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