By Lindsay Anne Hallam
When you consider that its book, the works of the Marquis de Sade have challenged the interpreting public with a philosophy of relentless actual transgression. this is often the 1st book-length educational examine by way of a unmarried writer that applies the philosophy of the Marquis de Sade to the research of a big selection of movie texts. by means of utilising Sade's arguable bodily-oriented philosophy inside of movie research, this e-book offers a brand new figuring out of notions of ache, excitement, and the illustration of the transgressive physique in movie. while many analyses use thought to excuse and therefore dilute the facility of sexual and violent photos, the applying is intentionally transgressive and confrontational, trying to research cinematic representations of human family as unflinchingly as Sade did in his novels.
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