Monstrous and the Dead: Burke, Marx, Fascism


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What is the political function of monstrosity? What is the nature of our political relationship with the dead? Why are the undead so threatening? In "The Monstrous and the Dead," Mark Neocleous explores such questions as they run through three major political traditions: conservatism, Marxism and fascism. One of the things uniting these otherwise opposing traditions is that they share a common interest in the dead. This is therefore a book about the politics of remembrance, showing that how and why the dead register in our ...

Monstrous and the Dead: Burke, Marx, Fascism 2005, University of Wales Press

ISBN-13: 9780708319048