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Detsi-Diamanti, Zoe

The Future of Flesh: A Cultural Survey of the Body

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Table of contents

1. Toward the Futures of Flesh: An Introduction
Zoe Detsi-Diamanti, Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou, Effie Yiannopoulou

Part I. Disintegrating Bodies

2. The Past of Flesh: Mortal and Immortal Bodies in Ancient Greek Poetry
Ekaterini Douka-Kabitoglou

3. The Dead and Dying Body from Hume to Now
Thomas Laqueur

4. Langscapes of Death, Inscapes of Memory, and Philoktetes’ Postmodern Painscript
Savas Patsalidis

5. Fleshly Evils: Clinical and Cultural (IL)Logics of the Chronic Pain Subject in Contemporary U.S. Society
Cindy L. Linden

Part II. Artistic Representations of Mutating Flesh

6. Chuck Palahniuk and the Violence of Beauty
Elisabeth Bronfen

7. Eye, Agency, and Bodily Becomings: Processing Breast Cancer in and through Images
Katve-Kaisa Kontturi

8. Fantastic 4-Body-ings: Ideal Grotesqueness in the Comic-Book Culture
Christina Dokou

9. Emergence: New Flesh and Life in New Media Art
Edwina Bartlem

Part III. Posthuman Enfleshments

10. Fleshing Out Virtual Bodies: White Heterosexual Masculinity in Contemporary Cyberfantasy Cinema
Nicola Rehling

11. Flesh Encounters Biotechnology: Speculations on the Future of the Biological Machine
Domna Pastourmatzi

12. Modernity and the Other Body: The Human Contract with Mute Animality
Linda Williams

13. Meta(l)flesh
Rosi Braidotti

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Arts, Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, Sociology, general

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
284 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230620858
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-37806-7

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