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Cultural Expressions of Evil and Wickedness

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Wrath, Sex, Crime
Series: At the Interface / Probing the Boundaries, Volume: 3
Volume Editor: Terrie Waddell

Cultural Expressions of Evil and Wickedness: Wrath, Sex, Crime, is a fascinating study of the a-temporal nature of evil in the West. The international academics and researchers who have contributed to this text not only concentrate on political, social and legally sanctioned cruelty from the past and present, but also explore the nature of moral transgression in contemporary art, media and literature. Although many forms and practices of what might be called ‘evil’ are analysed, all are bound by violence and/or the sexually perverse. As this book demonstrates, the old news media axiom, ‘if it bleeds it leads,’ also extends to the larger pool of popular culture. This absorbing volume will be of interest to anyone who has ever pondered on the exotic, extraordinary and surreal twists of human wickedness.
Copyright Year: 2003

E-Book (PDF)
Availability: Published
ISBN: 978-94-012-0097-4
Publication Date: 01 Jan 2003
Paperback
Availability: Published
ISBN: 978-90-420-1015-4
Publication Date: 01 Jan 2003

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Wrath, Sex, Crime
Volume: 3
Volume Editor: Terrie Waddell
Publication Date: 01 Jan 2003
ISBN: 978-94-012-0097-4

Additional information

Weight 0.350 kg
Dimensions 25 × 19 × 2.5 cm