Phantom Limbs: On Musical Bodies

Phantom Limbs: On Musical Bodies


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780823267064
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Publication date: 11/02/2015
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Peter Szendy is David Herlihy Professor of Humanities and Comparative Literature at Brown University. His books include Of Stigmatology: Punctuation as Experience and All Ears: The Aesthetics of Espionage.

Will Bishop holds a doctorate in French Literature from the University of California, Berkeley. He lives in Paris, where he teaches and translates.

Table of Contents

1. Interpreting Bodies
2. Effictions
3. Organologics (1): The Erasure of Bodies
4. Touch Ups, or the Return of Bodies
5. Idioms, Or the Dialect of Bodies
6. Monk, A Legend
7. Traces of Fingers
8. Digital Rhetoric
9. Ablations and Grafts ("Too Many Fingers")
10. Romantic Fingers ("System of Touch")
11. Feet
12. Joyful Tropiques (Evolution, Revolutions)
13. Two Dispatches (One Fictive and the Other Dreamed Up)
14. Organologics (2): Autophony
15. Genesis (1): Ocular Harpsichord, Organ of Flavors
16. Telepathy
17. Scruples (Clones and Stand-Ins)
18. Conducting (Seen From the Back)
19. Genesis (2) : Fantasia, or "Plasmaticity"
20. Touching from Afar
21. Organologics (3): Areality
22. Bodies Electric
23. Mass Formations
24. P.S.


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