Screening the Marquis de Sade : pleasure, pain and the transgressive body in film (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Screening the Marquis de Sade : pleasure, pain and the transgressive body in film
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Screening the Marquis de Sade : pleasure, pain and the transgressive body in film

Author: Lindsay Anne Hallam
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since its publication, the works of the Marquis de Sade have challenged the reading public with a philosophy of relentless physical transgression. This is the first book-length academic study by a single author that applies the philosophy of the Marquis de Sade to the analysis of a wide array of film texts"--Provided by publisher
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lindsay Anne Hallam
ISBN: 9780786462964 0786462965
OCLC Number: 790693746
Notes: Index ; bibliogr. ; filmogr.
Description: vii, 211 s. : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: the philosophy of the Marquis de Sade --
The monster in horror. Vampires --
Zombies --
Werewolves --
Monstrous humans. Serial killers --
Cannibals --
The transhuman --
Victims. Women --
Adolescents --
Sexual transgressors. Sadists --
Masochists --
Conclusion
Responsibility: Lindsay Anne Hallam

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