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The Legacies of Plague in Literature, Theory and Film Jennifer Cooke

The Legacies of Plague in Literature, Theory and Film

Jennifer Cooke

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ISBN : 9780230219342
Hardcover
256 pages
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This book is an account of the history and continuation of plague as a potent metaphor since the disease ceased to be an epidemic threat in Western Europe, engagingwith twentieth-century critiques of fascism, anti-Semitic rhetoric, the Oedipal legacyMoreThis book is an account of the history and continuation of plague as a potent metaphor since the disease ceased to be an epidemic threat in Western Europe, engaging with twentieth-century critiques of fascism, anti-Semitic rhetoric, the Oedipal legacy of psychoanalysis and its reception, and film spectatorship and the zombie genre.