Transgression has 9 ratings and 1 review. Marian said: While Jenks provides a rather good cursory survey over the different typologies of transgression i. Read the full-text online edition of Transgression (). In this fast moving study, Chris Jenks ranges widely over the history of ideas, the major theorists, and. Eminent sociologist and author of Transgression (), Chris Jenks provides an essential introduction to transgression as a cultural concept.

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Cite this Email this Add to favourites Print this page. Transgression Chris Jenks Limited preview – You can view this on the NLA website. Koi Tet added it Mar 20, Prose of the World. He does not comment on the inherent value of the transgressive aesthetic.

To ask other readers questions about Transgressionplease sign up. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. 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.


Society is created by constraint and boundaries, but as our culture is increasingly subject to uncertainty and flux we find it more and more difficult to determine where those boundaries lie. A phenomenon which has arguably become the ruling principle of twentieth and twenty first century cultural life, even permeating through into popular culture. Foucault and Social Dialogue. A Philosophy of Christian Materialism.

Painting, Language and Modernity There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The Routledge Companion to Historical Studies. Finally Jenks extends his treatment of transgression to its own extremity.

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BookOnline – Google Books. In this fast moving study, Chris Jenks jneks widely over the Romanticism and Aesthetic Life in Postcolonial Writing. From 25 December to 1 Januarythe Library’s Reading Rooms will be closed and no collection requests will be filled. National Library of Australia. The Event of Literature.

Centennial Perspectives From the Vault: The University in Dissent. Finally Jenks extends his treatment of transgression to its own extremity.

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Books by Chris Jenks. There are deeper questions behind the transgressive aesthetic that need to be addressed beyond a simple acknowledgment of its use in cultural forms. Jan marked it as to-read Jan 07, Philology and Global English Studies. I would have preferred less of this and more personal analysis of the transgressive. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The Idea of Culture. The Landscape of Humanity.


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