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Textual bodies [electronic resource] : changing boundaries of literary representation / edited by Lori Hope Lefkovitz.
INITIAL_TITLE_SRCH:
Textual bodies [electronic resource] : changing boundaries of literary representation / edited by Lori Hope Lefkovitz.
Publication Date:
1997
ISBN:
9780585077710
Series:
SUNY series, the body in culture, history, and religion
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction : textual bodies; changing boundaries of literary representation / Sappho's body in pieces / Aristotle, gynecology, and the body sick with desire / Cross-dressing in medieval romance / Devotion and defilement : the Blessed Virgin Mary and the corporeal hagiographics of Chaucer's Prioress's tale / The somaticized text : corporeal semiotic in a late medieval female hagiography / Shape-shifting : fashion, gender, and metamorphosis in eighteenth-century England / Mind over matter : sexuality and where the "body happens to be" in the Alice books / Oeuvres intertwined : Walter Pater and Antoine Watteau / Slapping women : Ibsen's Nora, Strindberg's Julie, and Freud's Dora / The "mutilating body" and the decomposing text : recovery in Kathy Acker's Great expectations
Content Type:
text
Carrier Type:
online resource
Language:
English