“The location of the author’s investigations, the body itself rather than the sphere of subjective representations of self and of function in cultures, is wholly new. The book explores various dissonances in thinking the relation between mind and body. It investigates issues that resist reduction to these binary terms. Volatile Bodies: Toward a Corporeal Feminism. By Elizabeth Grosz. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, Pp. vii + Volatile Bodies is launched with.

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Grosz writes a thorough and philosophically well-crafted prolegomenon for a new corporeal feminism. Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy.

In imagining the body as subjectivity, and subjectivity as nondualitist, Grosz intends to historicize the body, to see the body as sexed, as lived, as social. In conclusion, while this book was incredibly dense, it is a useful source for anyone looking to do a feminist reading of the body through contemporary theory or history.

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It investigates issues that resist reduction to these binary terms – psychosis, hypochondria, neurological disturbances, perversions and sexual deviation – and most particularly the enigmatic status of body fluids, and the female body. Gail Mason – – Hypatia 21 2: This article has no associated abstract.


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Feminism and Film Maggie Humm No preview available – Sexed Bodies Notes Bibliography Index. Towagd Snippet view – My library Help Advanced Book Search. Irreducibility and Sexual Difference.

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Volatile Bodies: Toward a Corporeal Feminism

References vllatile this book Enlightened Women: History of Western Philosophy. It uses, transforms and subverts the work of a number of distinguished male theorists of the body Freud, Lacan, Merleau-Ponty, Schilder, She is the author of Sexual Subversions: Science Logic and Mathematics. Rose – – Theory, Culture and Society 30 1: Here she sees sexual difference as yoward form of abjection itself.

This is a text of rare erudition and intellectual force. More than this, it is through the body that we access knowledge of the world. Ami Harbin – – Hypatia 27 2: Science Logic and Mathematics.


Foucault says the body is produced through history, and power produces specific body qualifiers or types.

Indiana Towarrd Press, Intensities and Flows Part IV. Affiliate Program Join our affiliate program and earn commissions by linking to our titles on your site! My library Help Advanced Book Search. Merleau-Ponty ignores female sexuality ; privileges vision Neurophysiology and Corporeal Mappings 4.

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