Abject

Abject Spaces in American Cinema: Institutional Settings, Identity and Psychoanalysis in Film

Abject Spaces in American Cinema: Institutional Settings, Identity and Psychoanalysis in Film (International Library of Cultural Studies, Book 18) by Frances Pheasant-Kelly
English | 2013 | ISBN: 1848855974 | 288 pages | PDF | 4 MB

Amending the Abject Body: Aesthetic Makeovers in Medicine and Culture  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by lengen at Oct. 20, 2016
Amending the Abject Body: Aesthetic Makeovers in Medicine and Culture

Amending the Abject Body: Aesthetic Makeovers in Medicine and Culture (SUNY series in Feminist Criticism and Theory) by Deborah Caslav Covino
English | Oct. 28, 2004 | ISBN: 0791462323 | 163 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

Examines the implications and meanings of the makeover and aesthetic surgery industry in American popular culture.
Feminist theorists have often argued that aesthetic surgeries and body makeovers dehumanize and disempower women patients, whose efforts at self-improvement lead to their objectification. Amending the Abject Body proposes that although objectification is an important element in this phenomenon, the explosive growth of "makeover culture" can be understood as a process of both abjection (ridding ourselves of the unwanted) and identification (joining the community of what Julia Kristeva calls "clean and proper bodies"). Drawing from the advertisement and advocacy of body makeovers on television, in aesthetic surgery trade books, and in the print and Web-based marketing of face lifts, tummy tucks, and Botox injections, Deborah Caslav Covino articulates the relationship among objectification, abjection, and identification, and offers a fuller understanding of contemporary beauty-desire.

Abject Relations: Everyday Worlds of Anorexia  

Posted by happy4all at Sept. 7, 2015
Abject Relations: Everyday Worlds of Anorexia

Abject Relations: Everyday Worlds of Anorexia By Megan Warin
2009 | 248 Pages | ISBN: 0813546893 , 0813546907 | PDF | 1 MB

Masking the Abject: A Genealogy of Play  

Posted by zxcvbn at Nov. 13, 2014
Masking the Abject: A Genealogy of Play

Masking the Abject: A Genealogy of Play
Mechthild Nagel | 2002 | PDF | ISBN: 0739103075 | 130 pages | 1 Mb

Timothy; or, Notes of an Abject Reptile (Audiobook)  

Posted by advisors at March 9, 2014
Timothy; or, Notes of an Abject Reptile (Audiobook)

Timothy; or, Notes of an Abject Reptile (Audiobook) By Verlyn Klinkenborg, read by Josephine Bailey
Unabridged edition 2006 | 5 hours and 54 mins | ISBN: 1400152550 | MP3 64 kbps | 170 MB
The Abject Object: Avatars of the Phallus in Contemporary French Theory, Literature and Film (Repost)

Keith Reader, "The Abject Object: Avatars of the Phallus in Contemporary French Theory, Literature and Film"
ISBN: 9042017295 | 2006 | 225 pages | PDF | 2Mb
The Abject Object: Avatars of the Phallus in Contemporary French Theory, Literature and Film

The Abject Object: Avatars of the Phallus in Contemporary French Theory, Literature and Film (Chiasma 17) (Chiasma) by Keith Reader
Publisher: Rodopi | Number Of Pages: 225 | Publication Date: 2006-02-15 | ISBN-10: 9042017295 | PDF | 1 Mb

This book addresses representations and constructions of masculinity in crisis in contemporary French culture by way of two important concepts

Scalped - The Deluxe Edition Book 01 (2015)  Comics

Posted by mikestoke at Sept. 27, 2016
Scalped - The Deluxe Edition Book 01 (2015)

Scalped - The Deluxe Edition Book 01 (2015)
English | CBR | 285 pages | 327.58 MB

Fifteen years ago, Dashiell Dash Bad Horse ran away from a life of abject poverty and utter hopelessness on the Prairie Rose Indian Reservation searching for something better. Now he's come back home armed with nothing but a set of nunchucks, a hell-bent-for-leather attitude and one dark secret, to find nothing much has changed on The Rez - short of a glimmering new casino, and a once-proud people overcome by drugs and organized crime. Is he here to set things right or just get a piece of the action? This new collection of this modern classic series from superstar writer Jason Aaron is now in a deluxe format with bonus material and exclusive sketches from artist R.M. Guera. Collects Scalped #1-11.

Cindy Blackman - Another Lifetime (2010)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at Sept. 15, 2016
Cindy Blackman - Another Lifetime (2010)

Cindy Blackman - Another Lifetime (2010)
Jazz, Fusion, Smooth Jazz | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 55 min | 128 MB
Label: 4Q | Rel: 2010

Drummer Cindy Blackman's tribute to the seminal Tony Williams Lifetime electric fusion band is loaded with interesting portrayals from different aspects without abject copying of the music that made the band a pioneering pivot point in modern music. New material is sprinkled in with several familiar themes or variations, with Blackman not so much pounding and flailing à la Williams as directing and focusing the power. Electric guitarist Mike Stern is the perfect choice to play the role of John McLaughlin, while organist Doug Carn grew up around this band, and under the influence of Larry Young, so together they are perfect fits. This base band plays three different takes of Carla Bley's "Vashkar," which was a signature composition of the first Lifetime band. The "straight" version is ultra-heavy, brash, and loud, with Stern's snarly guitar acting as a huffing, puffing locomotive engine, well done compared to the original.

Amelie Nothomb: Authorship, Identity and Narrative Practice  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at June 6, 2016
Amelie Nothomb: Authorship, Identity and Narrative Practice

Amelie Nothomb: Authorship, Identity and Narrative Practice by Susan Bainbrigge
English | 1 May 2003 | ISBN: 0820461822 | 233 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

Since the publication of her first novel in 1992, Amelie Nothomb continues to engage and to provoke her readers through her exploration of the fluid boundaries between beauty and monstrosity, good and evil, fable and reality, as well as by her fascinating presentation of childhood, anorexia, and the abject.