Category Archives: Books

Photography and Death by Audrey Linkman

Linkman, A. (2011) Photography and death (paperback). United Kingdom: Reaktion Books, United Kingdom. I have read this book specifically for my current assignment and could not recommend it to the casual reader. ┬áIt is unusual in that it focuses on … Continue reading

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Over Her Dead Body: Death, Femininity and the Aesthetic by Elisabeth Bronfen

Bronfen, E. (1992) Over her dead body: Death, femininity, and the aesthetic. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press. I found this book to be extremely dense and was surprised to find it on the ‘essential reading’ list for Gesture and Meaning. … Continue reading

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Questioning Identity: Gender, Class, Ethnicity; edited by Kath Woodward

Woodward, K. (ed.) (2004) QUESTIONING IDENTITY (understanding social change). 2nd edn. London: Routledge in association with the Open University. This is an easy-to-follow and useful book based around three central questions: How are identities formed? To what extent can we … Continue reading

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