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The Portable Kristeva (European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism)
by Julia Kristeva
As a linguist, Julia Kristeva has pioneered a revolutionary theory of the sign in its relation to social and political emancipation; as a practicing psychoanalyst, she has produced work on the nature of the human subject and sexuality, and on the "new maladies" of today's neurotic. The Portable Kristeva is the only fully...
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Categories: All Advice and How-To; All Nonfiction; Philosophy
Women as Weapons of War: Iraq, Sex, and the Media
by Kelly Oliver
Ever since Eve tempted Adam with her apple, women have been regarded as a corrupting and destructive force. The very idea that women can be used as interrogation tools, as evidenced in the infamous Abu Ghraib torture photos, plays on age-old fears of women as sexually threatening weapons, and therefore the literal explosion of women...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History; Philosophy; Politics & Government; Women's Studies
Technologies of Life and Death: From Cloning to Capital Punishment
by Kelly Oliver
The central aim of this book is to approach contemporary problems raised by technologies of life and death as ethical issues that call for a more nuanced approach than mainstream philosophy can provide. To do so, it draws on the recently published seminars of Jacques Derrida to analyze the extremes of birth and dying insofar as they are...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Philosophy; Women's Studies
Knock Me Up, Knock Me Down: Images of Pregnancy in Hollywood Films
by Kelly Oliver
The image of a heavily pregnant woman, once considered ugly and indecent, is now common to Hollywood film. No longer is pregnancy a repulsive of shameful condition, but an attractive attribute, often enhancing the romantic or comedic storyline of a female protagonist. Kelly Oliver investigates this curious shift and its reflection of...
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Categories: All Advice and How-To; All Humor; All Nonfiction; All Sex & Erotica; Philosophy; Women's Studies
Psychoanalysis, Aesthetics, and Politics in the Work of Julia Kristeva (SUNY series, Insinuations: Philosophy...
by Kelly Oliver
Considers the social and political significance of Kristeva’s oeuvre. The social and political relevance of Julia Kristeva’s work is perhaps the central question in Kristeva studies, and the essays in this collection provide a sustained interrogation of this complicated problematic from a variety of perspectives and across the...
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Categories: All Advice and How-To; All Nonfiction; Philosophy
Noir Anxiety
by Kelly Oliver
Among the elements that define the classic film noir -- chiaroscuro lighting, voice-over narration, and such archetypal characters as the world-weary private eye and the femme fatale -- perhaps no element is more responsible for the genre's continued popularity among movie buffs, filmmakers, and critics than the palpable sense of anxiety...
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Categories: All Humor
Witnessing: Beyond Recognition
by Kelly Oliver
 Challenging the fundamental tenet of the multicultural movement-that social struggles turning upon race, gender, and sexuality are struggles for recognition-this work offers a powerful critique of current conceptions of identity and subjectivity based on Hegelian notions of recognition. The author’s critical engagement with major...
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Categories: Philosophy
FOX: A Jessica James Mystery (Jessica James Mysteries)
by Kelly Oliver
GENES TO DIE FOR--AND  SOMEONE  DOES...   When Jessica James wakes up half naked behind a dumpster in downtown Chicago , she thinks at first the hot intern feeding her Fiery Mule Slammers slipped her a Mickey.  But after a pattern of similar incidents around Northwestern Research...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
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