Hemingway, The Aesthetics of Killing - Major Works by Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Faulkner - Wai Chee Dimock - Lecture 18 of 25 - Video-lecture

Video-lecture, Sociological Theory

Description: Professor Wai Chee Dimock focuses on the themes of dying and not dying that reappear throughout For Whom the Bell Tolls. Marshaling Elaine Scarry's argument on the aesthetics of killing, she reads the execution of the Fascists as a representation of both aesthetic and ethical "ugliness" in death.
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