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Terror and the Arts

Artistic, Literary, and Political Interpretations of Violence from Dostoyevsky to Abu Ghraib

  • Matti Hyvärinen
  • Lisa Muszynski

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. INTRODUCTION The Arts Investigating Terror

    1. Matti Hyvärinen, Lisa Muszynski
      Pages 1-22
  3. Visualizing Terror

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
    2. Frank Möller
      Pages 25-40
    3. Dana Arieli-Horowitz
      Pages 41-59
    4. Kia Lindroos
      Pages 61-80
  4. Fictionalizing Terror

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Tuija Parvikko
      Pages 97-112
    3. Kuisma Korhonen
      Pages 113-128
    4. Matti Hyvärinen
      Pages 129-144
  5. Governmental Terror

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. Caterina Preda
      Pages 147-163
    3. Javier Franzé
      Pages 185-204
  6. The Terror of Theory

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 205-205
    2. Olivia Guaraldo
      Pages 207-223
    3. Lauri Siisiäinen
      Pages 225-241
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 243-252

About this book

Introduction

This book advances the argument that the arts, from film and literature to painting and comics, offer qualitatively different readings of terror and trauma that endeavor to resist the exploitation and perpetuation of violence.

Keywords

Chinese Édouard Manet English literature fiction film interpret Interpretation Michel Foucault painting politics poster propaganda revolution Romania sound

Editors and affiliations

  • Matti Hyvärinen
    • 1
  • Lisa Muszynski
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Sociology and Social PsychologyUniversity of TampereFinland
  2. 2.Department of Social Science HistoryUniversity of HelsinkiFinland

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