Autore: Natsuo Kirino
Editore: Random House
ISBN: 0099488930
Grandezza: 28,62 MB
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Two prostitutes are murdered in Tokyo. Twenty years previously both women were educated at the same elite school for young ladies, and had seemingly promising futures ahead of them. But in a world of dark desire and vicious ambition, for both women, prostitution meant power. Grotesque is a masterful and haunting thriller, a chilling exploration of women's secret lives in modern day Japan.


Autore: Natsuo Kirino
Editore: Vintage
ISBN: 0307267296
Grandezza: 16,22 MB
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Life at the prestigious Q High School for Girls in Tokyo exists on a precise social axis: a world of insiders and outsiders, of haves and have-nots. Beautiful Yuriko and her unpopular, unnamed sister exist in different spheres; the hopelessly awkward Kazue Sato floats around among them, trying to fit in.Years later, Yuriko and Kazue are dead — both have become prostitutes and both have been brutally murdered. Natsuo Kirino, celebrated author of Out, seamlessly weaves together the stories of these women’s struggles within the conventions and restrictions of Japanese society. At once a psychological investigation of the pressures facing Japanese women and a classic work of noir fiction, Grotesque is a brilliantly twisted novel of ambition, desire, beauty, cruelty, and identity by one of our most electrifying writers. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Grotesque

Autore: Justin Edwards
Editore: Routledge
ISBN: 1134105983
Grandezza: 57,26 MB
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Grotesque provides an invaluable and accessible guide to the use (and abuse) of this complex literary term. Justin D. Edwards and Rune Graulund explore the influence of the grotesque on cultural forms throughout history, with particular focus on its representation in literature, visual art and film. The book: presents a history of the literary grotesque from Classical writing to the present examines theoretical debates around the term in their historical and cultural contexts introduce readers to key writers and artists of the grotesque, from Homer to Rabelais, Shakespeare, Carson McCullers and David Cronenberg analyses key terms such as disharmony, deformed and distorted bodies, misfits and freaks explores the grotesque in relation to queer theory, post-colonialism and the carnivalesque. Grotesque presents readers with an original and distinctive overview of this vital genre and is an essential guide for students of literature, art history and film studies.


Autore: Bradley Evan Saville
ISBN: 9780974072586
Grandezza: 22,90 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 9401
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The Grotesque

Autore: Harold Bloom
Editore: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 0791098028
Grandezza: 52,63 MB
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Explores the literary theme of the grotesque in twenty essays exploring works of authors as varied as Aristophanes, Nikolai Gogol, Edgar Allan Poe, and Flannery O'Connor.

The Grotesque

Autore: Patrick McGrath
Editore: Vintage
ISBN: 0307822974
Grandezza: 27,28 MB
Formato: PDF
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This exuberantly spooky novel, in which horror, repressed eroticism, and sulfurous social comedy intertwine like the vines in an overgrown English garden, is now a major motion picture, starring Alan Bates, Sting, and Theresa Russell.

Masters Of The Grotesque

Autore: Schuy R. Weishaar
Editore: McFarland
ISBN: 1476600600
Grandezza: 58,60 MB
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"The concepts and theories surrounding the aesthetic category of the grotesque are explored in this book by pursuing their deployment in the films of American auteurs Tim Burton, Terry Gilliam, the Coen Brothers and David Lynch"--Provided by publisher.

The Grotesque In Art And Literature

Autore: James Luther Adams
Editore: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802842671
Grandezza: 62,22 MB
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While there has been a growing interest in the use of grotesque imagery in art and literature, very little attention has been given to the religious and theological significance of such imagery. This fascinating book redresses that neglect by exploring the religious meaning of the grotesque and its importance as a subject for theological inquiry.