Pseudo-Science and Mythic Misogyny: Oskar Kokoschka's Murderer, Hope of Women

Cernuschi, Claude
March 1999
Art Bulletin;Mar1999, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p126
Academic Journal
Deals with pseudo-science and mythic misogyny in art and literature. Information on the book `Idols of Perversity: Fantasies of Feminine Evil in Fin-de-Siecle Culture,' by Bram Dijkstra; Examination of the play `Murderer, Hope of Women,' by Oskar Kokoschka; Kokoschka's images of women; Specific connotations of mythological characters.


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