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Macnaughton, Jane

The Body and the Arts

Macnaughton, Jane - The Body and the Arts, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Corinne Saunders, Ulrika Maude, Jane Macnaughton

Part I. Thinking the Body

2. Polyclitus among the Philosophers: Canons of Classical Beauty
George Boys-Stones

3. Body as Graced or Vile: Tensions in the Christian Vision
David Brown

4. The Smoke of the Soul: Anatomy, Medical Spirits and the Rete Mirabile: 1538–1643
Richard Sugg

5. The Fizziness Business
Steven Connor

6. Flesh Revealed: Medicine, Art and Anatomy
Jane Macnaughton

Part II. Writing the Body

7. The Affective Body: Love, Virtue and Vision in English Medieval Literature
Corinne Saunders

8. Victorian Literature and Bringing the Body Back from the Dead
Francis O’Gorman

9. Modernist Bodies: Coming to Our Senses
Ulrika Maude

10. Writing the Body: Modernism and Postmodernism
Patricia Waugh

11. Detective Fiction and the Body
P. D. James, Corinne Saunders

Part III. Viewing the Body

12. Pygmalion, Painted Flesh, and the Female Body
Martin Postle

13. Satyrs, Spiders, Jellyfish, and Mutants: Ovidian Metamorphosis in Contemporary Art
Marina Warner

14. Body, Space, Time
Antony Gormley

15. ‘Une écriture corporelle’: The Dancer in the Text of Mallarmé and Yeats
Susan Jones

16. The Erotic and the Sacred Body in Opera: The Venusberg to Monsalvat — and Beyond
David Fuller

17. Celluloid Formaldehyde? The Body on Film
Judith Buchanan

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Arts, Theatre History, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Fine Arts, Performing Arts

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
307 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230234000
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-36262-2

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