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Party Joyce: From the ‘Dead’ to When We ‘Wake’

Jean-Michel Rabaté

in The Modernist Party

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748647316
eISBN:
9780748684380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647316.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In ‘Party Joyce: From the “Dead” to When We “Wake”’, Jean-Michel Rabaté traces Joyce’s ‘party vector’ from the Morkan sisters’ annual dinner-dance to the Christmas dinner of A Portrait of the Artist ... More


The Death Mother in Psycho: Hitchcock, Femininity, and Queer Desire

David Greven

in Intimate Violence: Hitchcock, Sex, and Queer Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190214166
eISBN:
9780190214197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214166.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Psycho introduces a new figure to the feminine/queer conflict, the “death mother,” an entity that emerges from the film’s aesthetic design. Psycho critiques American capitalism as a culture of death, ... More


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