PHO701 – Bibliography

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Concentrated young woman student studying in library. Female student writing notes from reference book. Focused girl studying and preparing an exam while sitting in public library with other university students.


Mary Douglas Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo, 2002

Julia Kristeva Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection

Susan Sontag Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and its Metaphors, 2009

Elain Scarry The Body in Pain: the Making and Unmaking of the World, 1988

Virginia Smith Clean: A History of Personal Hygiene and Purity, 2008

James Elkins On the Strange Place of Religion in Contemporary Art

Leesa Fanning Encountering the Spiritual in Contemporary Art, 2018

Spretnak, C The Spiritual Dynamic in Modern Art: Art History Reconsidered 1800 to present, 2015

Aaron Rosen Art & Religion in the 21st century, 2017

Brian Massumi The Politics of Affect, 2015

Steve Pile Bodies, Affects, Politics: the Clash of Bodily Regimes, 2021

Melissa Gregg The Affect Theory Reader, 2010


Jo Spence