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Review ´ No Go The Bogeyman Scaring Lulling and Making Mock Ç PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free No Go the Bogeyman considers the enduring presence and popularity of figures of male terror establishing their origins in mythology and their current relation to ideas about sexuality and power youth and age Songs stories images and films about frightening monsters have always been invented to allay the very terror. Ugh I really worked hard on this book I chose to read it because it was supposed to explore within mythology and storytelling our age old outmoded notions about masculine identity and about racial stereotyping and warns us of the dangerous unthinking ways we perpetuate the bogeymanDoes it I don t know I read at least 250 pages that boiled down to one idea Cannibalism finds its way into mythology folklore folk traditions and art Ok but why 250 pages just to say that over and over again I got it the first time One reviewer nailed the problem I think It s as though the author found so many examples that she couldn t help but stuff them all into the book It became mind numbingThis book also has whole paragraphs without a topic sentence and chapters that just don t add anything to the main thesis And racism and masculinity I didn t see those discussions a

Summary ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ¹ Marina WarnerNo Go The Bogeyman Scaring Lulling and Making Mock

Review ´ No Go The Bogeyman Scaring Lulling and Making Mock Ç PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ans and even psychologists Warner revises our understanding of storytelling in our contemporary culture She asks us to reconsider the unintended conseuences of our age old outmoded notions about masculine identity and about racial stereotyping and warns us of the dangerous unthinking ways we perpetuate the bogeyman. Fascinating study into fear and the way it s handled throughout history in myriad forms The first two sections scaring and lulling are a little stronger than the third making mock but the whole thing is nonetheless fascinatingRe read as a writing reference

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Review ´ No Go The Bogeyman Scaring Lulling and Making Mock Ç PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free S that our sleep of reason conjures up Warner shows how these images and stories while they may unfold along different lines scaring lulling or making mock have the strategic simultaneous purpose of both arousing and controlling the underlying fear In analysis of material long overlooked by cultural critics histori. 35 stars in actuality but I d rather veer on the 4 than the 3 because there is good stuff here just you have to trawl through a lot to uncover itDivided into 3 parts bogeyman lulling and making mock the book studies the cultural history of monstersbogeymen based around our infantileprimitive fears round food both hunger and the fear of being devouredconsumed in the form of gross giants or cannibals Then sections 2 3 look at how we defang these fears through lull aby and taking the piss out of it I thought the Lull section was the most interesting probably as Warner herself says because it is the least studied of the 3 so provided fresh insights The bogeyman I found unfocused and overwhelmed by its research I couldn t as so often with these type of books bringing in some many different styles of cultural artefact evidence really pick out the argument oth

  • Hardcover
  • 435
  • No Go The Bogeyman Scaring Lulling and Making Mock
  • Marina Warner
  • English
  • 14 March 2019
  • 9780374223014