Chris Jenks
Transgression
August 16, 2019 Comments.. 245
Transgression Chris Jenks Transgression is truly a key idea for our time Society is created by constraint and boundaries, but as our culture is increasingly subject to uncertainty and flux we find it and difficult to determine where those boundaries lie In this fast moving study, Chris Jenks ranges widely over the history of ideas, the major theorists, and the significant moments in theTransgression is truly a key idea for our time Society is created by constraint and boundaries, but as our culture is increasingly subject to uncertainty and flux we find it and difficult to determine where those boundaries lie In this fast moving study, Chris Jenks ranges widely over the history of ideas, the major theorists, and the significant moments in the formation of the idea of transgression He looks at the definition of the social and its boundaries by Durkheim, Douglas and Freud, at the German tradition of Hegel and Nietzsche and the increasing preoccupation with transgression itself in Baudelaire, Bataille and Foucault The second half of the book looks at transgression in action in the East End myth of the Kray twins, in Artaud s theatre of cruelty, the spectacle of the Situationists and Bakhtin s analysis of carnival Finally Jenks extends his treatment of transgression to its own extremity.. Transgression Transgression is truly a key idea for our time Society is created by constraint and boundaries but as our culture is increasingly subject to uncertainty and flux we find it and difficult to determine
  • Title: Transgression
  • Author: Chris Jenks
  • ISBN: 9780415257589
  • Page: 182
  • Format: Paperback
  • Transgression Chris Jenks

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    1. Marian Murphy says:

      While Jenks provides a rather good cursory survey over the different typologies of transgression in culture ranging from theatre, philosophy, art, sociology, and criminology, he fails to reflexively contemplate the phenomenon itself A phenomenon which has arguably become the ruling principle of twentieth and twenty first century cultural life, even permeating through into popular culture In particular, he spends too much time setting the foundations of our philosophical tradition which has enabl [...]

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