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Secret Spaces, Forbidden Places: Rethinking Culture

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Secret Spaces, Forbidden Places

Rethinking Culture

Edited by Fran Lloyd and Catherine O'Brien

320 pages, 19 figs, bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-57181-788-4 $135.00/£99.00 Hb Published (June 2001)

ISBN  978-1-57181-789-1 $34.95/£27.95 Pb Published (June 2001)

eISBN 978-1-78920-591-6 eBook

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In this highly original approach to the study of the construction of culture, this collection of previously unpublished essays explore the topography of the secret and the forbidden, focusing on specific moments in recent cultural and political history. By bringing together writers from different disciplines and different locations, this volume provides a rich and diverse mapping of how the secret and forbidden operate across different subjects and different geographies, extending far beyond physical locations. It is present in domains ranging from language, literature, and cinema to social and political life. This refreshing and thought-provoking collection of essays will prove invaluable for researchers and students.

Fran Lloyd is Head of Art and Design History at Kingston University.

Catherine O'Brien is Senior Lecturer in French and German at Kingston University.

Subject: Cultural Studies (General) Literary Studies


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