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Forgetting Lot's wife : on destructive spectatorship, Martin Harries

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Forgetting Lot's wife : on destructive spectatorship
Title
Forgetting Lot's wife
Title remainder
on destructive spectatorship
Statement of responsibility
Martin Harries
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Can looking at disaster and mass death destroy us? Forgetting Lot?s Wife provides a theory and a fragmentary history of destructive spectatorship in the twentieth century. Its subject is the notion that the sight of historical catastrophe can destroy the spectator. The fragments of this history all lead back to the story of Lot?s wife: looking back at the destruction of the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah, she turns into a pillar of salt. This biblical story of punishment and transformation, a nexus of sexuality, sight, and cities, becomes the template for the modern fear that looking back at dis
Cataloging source
E7B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Forgetting Lot's wife : on destructive spectatorship, Martin Harries
Label
Forgetting Lot's wife : on destructive spectatorship, Martin Harries
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt13x05j8
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-150) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Artaud, spectatorship, and catastrophe
  • Hollywood Sodom
  • Anselm Kiefer's Lot's wife : perspective and the place of the spectator
  • Coda: Lot's wife on September 11, 2001; or, Against figuration
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 155 pages, 8 pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780823241026
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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