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Les tueurs et nous
Quand le sang appelle le sang

  • Publication type: Journal article
  • Journal: Alkemie Revue semestrielle de littérature et philosophie
    2016 – 2, n° 18
    . La mort
  • Author: Céhère (Marie)
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  • Abstract: With specific references to the history of art as well as popular culture, this paper is concerned with the psychological aspect of the killer as a figure, more specifically the serial killer. It deals with the notion of « criminal space » which suggests that the killer, as he inflicts death, finds himself in a parallel psychological reality and a parallel space-time. This makes him a cathartic being in the eyes of the world, such as the protagonists of Greek and Latin tragedies or of Roman games.
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  • Pages: 255 to 263
  • Last edition: 2016
  • Journal: Alkemie, n° 18

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  • ISBN: 978-2-406-06635-4
  • ISSN: 1843-9012
  • DOI: 10.15122/isbn.978-2-406-06636-1.p.0255
  • Publisher: Classiques Garnier
  • Parution date: 12-14-2016
  • Periodicity: Biannual
  • Language: French
  • Keywords: Killer, criminal space, death, being, ancient tragedy, circus
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