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Return to Book Page. Over Her Dead Body: Death, Femininity and the Aesthetic by Elisabeth Bronfen. InEdgar Allen Poe wrote that oover death of a beautiful woman is, unquestionably, the most poetic topic in the world’. The conjuction of death, art and femininity forms a rich and disturbing strata of Western culture, explored here in fascinating detail by Elisabeth Bronfen.

Her examples range from Carmen to Little Nell, from Wuthering Heights to Vertigo, from Snow W InEdgar Allen Poe wrote that ‘the death of a beautiful woman is, unquestionably, the most poetic topic in the world’. The text is richly illustrated throughout with thirty-seven paintings and photographs. The argument that this book presents is that narrative and visual representations of death can be read as symptoms of our culture and because the feminine body ovrr culturally constructed as the superlative site of “other” and “not me,” culture uses art to dream the deaths of beautiful women.

Dewdpages. Published January 1st by Manchester University Press.

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That whole argument about how reading is bosy to the rhetoric of suicide because it is the removal of the self??

Deas rating because I know jack all about art so a lot of this flew over my head ———— Guess who has two thumbs and procrastinated their page end-of-semester essay?

View all 3 comments. Ich habe nur einige Kapitel angelesen und finde das Thema hoch spannend und die Bidy Bronfens sehr erhellend. Poe, Charles Dickens, Nathaniel Hawthorne, usw. Eine Aussage gefiel mir ausgesprochen gut: Denn der Impuls zu schreiben setzt immer auch ds Leben des Autors voraus, eine Unters Ich habe nur einige Kapitel angelesen und finde das Thema hoch spannend und die Beispele Bronfens sehr erhellend.

Denn der Impuls zu schreiben setzt immer auch ds Leben des Autors voraus, eine Unterschrift und eine Position in der Kultur. Nov 04, Marjolein rated it really liked it Shelves: A very interesting book, though sometimes a bit hard to follow since it is invested with a lot of different theories which are not always explained.

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A specialist in the 19th and 20th century literature she has also written articles in the area of gender studies, psychoanalysis, film, cultural theory and visual culture. Her book publications are Over Her Dead Body. Goodwin Johns Hopkins University Press.

She has edited a four volume german edition of Anne Sexton poetry and letters. Further books are The Knotted Subject. The book Home in Hollywood.

A collection of essays on recent scholarship in gender studes, co-edited with Misha Kavka and entitled Feminist Consequences.

Another publication about the importance of the diva in celebrity culture, entitled Die Diva. A further recent publication is her collection of essays Liebestod und Femme Fatale. A cultural history of the night, Night Passages. Essays zur Visuellen Kultur, both appeared in German in Most resent publication is Specters of War. Current research projects include a book on Shakespeare as our contemporary and another study on Queen Elizabeth I.

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