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|232 Page Book
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The Subject of Murder was written by and Lisa Downing. The 232 page book was published by University of Chicago Press in 2013 with an ISBN 10 of 022600368x. Most books are now available in ebook, pdf and audible formats. If you need more information about this publication, it can be purchased at Amazon.com or Google Books. If the book is older and/or out of print book try to locate a copy on eBay.com. The Subject of Murder mentions 2 serial killers including Joanna Dennehy. The author Lisa Downing has 1 book(s) listed on Killer.Cloud used for the purpose of documenting facts about Serial Killers listed in our database.
The subject of murder has always held a particular fascination for us. But, since at least the nineteenth century, we have seen the murderer as different from the ordinary citizen—a special individual, like an artist or a genius, who exists apart from the moral majority, a sovereign self who obeys only the destructive urge, sometimes even commanding cult followings. In contemporary culture, we continue to believe that there is something different and exceptional about killers, but is the murderer such a distinctive type? Are they degenerate beasts or supermen as they have been depicted on the page and the screen? Or are murderers something else entirely? In The Subject of Murder, Lisa Downing explores the ways in which the figure of the mur...
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