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Introduction

Lisa Downing

in The Subject of Murder: Gender, Exceptionality, and the Modern Killer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226003405
eISBN:
9780226003689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226003689.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book examines the persona of a killer, and how those subjects who kill have been treated by modern culture as unique and exceptional individuals. Such discourses, by highlighting the ... More


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