Thinking the limits of the body

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Abstract

This collection maps the very best efforts to think the body at its limits. Because the body encompasses communities (social and political bodies), territories (geographical bodies), and historical texts and ideas (a body of literature, a body of work), Cohen and Weiss seek trans-disciplinary points of resonance and divergence to examine how disciplinary metaphors materialize specific bodies, and where these bodies break down and/or refuse prescribed paths. Whereas postmodern theorizations of the body often neglect its corporeality in favor of its cultural construction, this book demonstrates the inseparability of textuality, materiality, and history in any discussion of the body.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherState University of New York Press
Number of pages203
ISBN (Print)0791455998, 9780791455999
StatePublished - Dec 1 2003
Externally publishedYes

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Cohen, J. J., & Weiss, G. (2003). Thinking the limits of the body. State University of New York Press.

Thinking the limits of the body. / Cohen, Jeffrey Jerome; Weiss, Gail.

State University of New York Press, 2003. 203 p.

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Cohen, JJ & Weiss, G 2003, Thinking the limits of the body. State University of New York Press.
Cohen JJ, Weiss G. Thinking the limits of the body. State University of New York Press, 2003. 203 p.
Cohen, Jeffrey Jerome ; Weiss, Gail. / Thinking the limits of the body. State University of New York Press, 2003. 203 p.
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