Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


Kristeva says Celine is a convenient example of abject literature because he is what? (from Chapter 11, Powers of Horror)


Whose writings does Kristeva encounter in "the black, romantic rage"? (from Chapter 6, Celine: Neither Actor Nor Martyr)


Kristeva says Celine anchors the destiny of literature through a re-assumption of what? (from Chapter 6, Celine: Neither Actor Nor Martyr)


What type of sea creatures are forbidden from being eaten, according to the Old Testament? (from Chapter 4, Semiotics of Biblical Abomination)


During the 1930s, what group does Kristeva say was arguing for the status quo? (from Chapter 7, Suffering and Horror)

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