Vendetta

Vendetta

Essays on Honor and Revenge

eBook - 2010
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In spite of our clever and urban modern logic, our sharp common sense of destruction and reaction versus the more gratifying construction and proactive action, we still weave talionic plots that go beyond staged tragedies and past eras. Revenge continues to be popular in fiction as in non-fictional realms. As an audience, we enjoy films and books that hail the 'getting even' philosophy; even our most renowned children's stories are seeded in vindication and retribution (Hansel and Gretel, Red ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010, ©2010
ISBN: 9781443821018
1443821012
1443820806
9781443820806
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 162 pages)
Additional Contributors: Summerfield, Giovanna 1963-

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