TITLE

VIOLENCE, PORNOGRAPHY, AND VOYEURISM AS TRANSGRESSION IN BRET EASTON ELLIS' AMERICAN PSYCHO

AUTHOR(S)
Messier, Vartan P.
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Atenea;jun2004, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p73
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Presents an outline on the ways in which sex and violence are depicted in the book "American Psycho" written by Bret Easton Ellis. Aesthetics of the explicit passages of the book; Consideration on how the book transgresses artistic conventions and social norms of morality; Oppression of economically-privileged male dominating classes of women; Denunciation of the excesses of individuality within capitalistic society.
ACCESSION #
15215255

 

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