Episode 203: Kristeva vs. Lovecraft on Horror and Abjection (Part One)

 
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More on Julia Kristeva's Powers of Horror (1980) plus H.P. Lovecraft's "The Call of Cthulhu" (1928).

What is the object of fear? Mark, Seth, and Dylan get clearer on Kristeva's view of the establishment and loss of the integrity of the self, what the "object" of abjection is, and what this all might have to do with feminism.

Most of the Lovecraft goodness is in part 2, so don't wait! Get the unbroken, ad-free Citizen Edition, along with Mark's Kristeva Close Reading. Please support PEL!

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