Powers of Horror (Paperback)

An Essay on Abjection (European Perspectives Series)

By Julia Kristeva, Leon Roudiez (Translator)

Columbia University Press, 9780231053471, 219pp.

Publication Date: June 4, 1984

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Description

Powers of Horror is an excellent introduction to an aspect of contemporary French literature which has been allowed to become somewhat neglected in the current emphasis on para-philosophical modes of discourse.


About the Author

Julia Kristeva, internationally known psychoanalyst and critic, is Professor of Linguistics at the University de Paris VII. She has hosted a French television series and is the author of many critically acclaimed books published by Columbia University Press in translation, including Time and Sense: Proust and the Experience of Literature and the novel, Possessions.