The Body

The Body

by Tiffany Atkinson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333765340
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 11/05/2005
Series: Readers in Cultural Criticism
Edition description: 2005
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

TIFFANY ATKINSON is Lecturer in the English Department at the University of Wales Aberystwyth, UK.

Table of Contents

General Editor's Preface.- Acknowledgements.- DEPTHS.- Introduction;T.Atkinson.- The Renaissance Body: From Colonization to Invention;J.Sawday.- Second Meditation: Of the Nature of the Human Mind and that it is Easier to Know than the Body;R.Descartes.- A Case of Hysteria: Fräulein Elisabeth Von R.;S.Freud.- The Incitement to Discourse;M.Foucault.- DIFFERENCE.- Seduction and Guilt;C.Clément.- 'Who Kills Whores?', 'I Do,' says Jack: Race and Gender in Victorian London;S.L.Gilman.- Nietzscheanism and the Novelty of the Superman;M.Boscagli.- Male Bodies and the 'White Terror';K.Theweleit.- The Fact of Blackness;F.Fanon.- DECONSTRUCTIONS.- Womanliness as Masquerade;J.Riviere.- The Anorexic Body: Reading Disorders;A.Bray.- Bodies That Matter;J.Butler.- Intensities and Flows;E.Grosz.- E.Probyn.- Piercings;M.Torgovnick.- Summaries and Notes.- Notes on Contributors.- Suggestions for Further Reading.- Index.

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