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By Justin Edwards,Rune Graulund

Grotesque offers a useful and available consultant to the use (and abuse) of this advanced literary time period. Justin D. Edwards and Rune Graulund discover the effect of the gruesome on cultural varieties all through heritage, with specific specialise in its illustration in literature, visible paintings and film.


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  • presents a background of the literary ugly from Classical writing to the present

  • examines theoretical debates round the time period of their historic and cultural contexts

  • introduce readers to key writers and artists of the ugly, from Homer to Rabelais, Shakespeare, Carson McCullers and David Cronenberg

  • analyses key phrases equivalent to disharmony, deformed and distorted our bodies, misfits and freaks

  • explores the ugly when it comes to queer thought, post-colonialism and the carnivalesque.


Grotesque provides readers with an unique and detailed evaluation of this important style and is a vital advisor for college kids of literature, artwork heritage and movie studies.

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Grotesque (The New Critical Idiom)

Gruesome offers a useful and available advisor to the use (and abuse) of this complicated literary time period. Justin D. Edwards and Rune Graulund discover the effect of the ugly on cultural types all through historical past, with specific specialise in its illustration in literature, visible artwork and movie.

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