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Womb fantasies : subjective architectures in postmodern literature, cinema, and art / Caroline Rupprecht.

Author/Creator:
Rupprecht, Caroline.
Publication:
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 132 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
German literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
French literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Human body in literature.
Human body in motion pictures.
Human beings in art.
Motherhood in literature.
Motherhood in motion pictures.
Motherhood in art.
Contents:
Frontispiece: Eero Saarinen's Womb chair as fallout shelter
Part one: Geographies
Agoraphobia: Marguerite Duras's Hiroshima mon amour and The vice-consul
Heterotopia: Alexander Kluge's Yesterday girl and The blind director
Part two: Boundaries
Matricide: Uwe Johnson's Anniversaries: from the life of Gesine Cresspahl
Womb envy: Jean-Luc Godard's Breathless, A woman is a woman, and Hail Mary
End piece: the future is here, and it's dead: Damien Hirst's Virgin mother.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780810129139 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0810129132 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
816564648
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