Corporeality and Culture: Bodies in Movement

Corporeality and Culture: Bodies in Movement

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472421296
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 09/28/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Karin Sellberg, University of Queensland, Australia, Lena Wånggren, University of Edinburgh, UK and Kamillea Aghtan, Independent Scholar.


Table of Contents

Contents: Preface. Section I Movements of Violence and Corollaries of Sight: Conversing ‘trina chéile’, Fiona Hanley, Tami Gadir and Irene Noy; Moved to tears: performance, affect, becoming, emergency, Charlotte Farrell; Mobilising affect: somatic empathy and the cinematic body in distress, Xavier Aldana Reyes. Section II Monsters, Margins and Corporealising Choreographies: Making monsters: bio-engineering and visual arts practice, Elizabeth Stephens; The animated aesthetics of cultured steak, Rosemary Deller; The animation of the cyborg trope: Oshii Mamoru’s Ghost in the Shell, Sebastian Schmidt-Tomczak; Embodied Platonisms: the erotic choreographies of Angela Carter and John Cameron Mitchell, Karin Sellberg. Section III Political Technologies of Embodiment: Fragments of a great confusion: abjection, subjectivity, and the body in Mary Borden’s The Forbidden Zone, Jasie Stokes; Sex in stasis, bodies in becoming: the monstrous body and the eroticisation of the scientific gaze, Ally Crockford; Bodies in movement: on humanimality in narratives about the Third Reich, Peter Arnds; Existence - in itself: Emily Dickinson and the movement to absence in the poetic body, Douglas Clark. Works cited; Index.


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