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Utter Silence: Voicing The Unspeakable Alice Mills

Utter Silence: Voicing The Unspeakable

Alice Mills

Published March 8th 2001
ISBN : 9780820451138
Hardcover
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Utter Silence explores the shifting boundaries of the unspeakable in twentieth-century Western culture. The contributors probe such taboos as the Holocaust, Marx legacy, bulimia, and tuberculosis in the context of literature and the picture storyMoreUtter Silence explores the shifting boundaries of the unspeakable in twentieth-century Western culture. The contributors probe such taboos as the Holocaust, Marx legacy, bulimia, and tuberculosis in the context of literature and the picture story book, TV and film, social knowledge, and political science. Charting the unspeakable across disciplines, the contributors give voice to its fear, horror, and joy.