The Resource Body Texts in the Novels of Angela Carter : Writing from a Corporeagraphic Point of View, (electronic resource)

Body Texts in the Novels of Angela Carter : Writing from a Corporeagraphic Point of View, (electronic resource)

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Body Texts in the Novels of Angela Carter : Writing from a Corporeagraphic Point of View
Title
Body Texts in the Novels of Angela Carter
Title remainder
Writing from a Corporeagraphic Point of View
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This study fills a major gap of Carter's reception and enters into dialogue with current post-semiotical theories of the embodied subject by virtue of focusing on the dynamics of the meaning-in-process concomitant with the subject-in-process (Kristeva 1985) and the body-in-process. Through a corporeal narratological method-a close-reading interfacing of semioticized bodies in the text and of the somatized text on the body-I decipher how the ideologically disciplined, normativized-neutralized, 'cultural' body and its repressed yet haunting transgressive, corporeal, material 'reality' (are) (de)
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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Kérchy, Anna
Dewey number
823.914
Language note
English
LC call number
PR6053.A73 Z745 2008
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Human body in literature
  • Grotesque in literature
  • Femininity in literature
  • Feminism in literature
  • English
  • Languages & Literatures
  • English Literature
Label
Body Texts in the Novels of Angela Carter : Writing from a Corporeagraphic Point of View, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Title Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part 1: Theoretical Background for Body-Texts; 1.1.The Semioticization of the Body and the Somatization of the Text in Carter; 1.2. Carter's Grotesque Bodies: Freaks, Ethics and Fun; 1.3. Corporeagraphic Metafiction; 1.4. Autobiografiction: Re-membering the Body and (Re)Incarnating Identity; Part 2. Narrating the Nervous, Bulimic Body-Text.Grotesque Self-(De)composition in The Passion of New Eve; 2.1. A Confusing Space of Transformation; 2.2. A "Male Impersonator's" Writing
  • 2.3. A ""Feminist Tract About the Social Creation of Femininity""2.4. A Post-Operative Transsexual Autobiography; 2.5. A Pathological Polyphony: Semioticizing Female Body Dysmorphia; 2.6. Shattering the Looking Glass; Part 3. Corporeal and Textual Performance as Comic Confidence Trick in Nights at the Circus; 3.1. Grotesque Bodies and Carnivalesque Discourses; 3.2. Parodic Bodily Performances, Spectacular Gender Trouble; 3.3. The Tender Irony and Sisterly Burlesque of Textual Performance; 3.4. A Narrative of Laughter and Laughing Narratives
  • Part 4. Story-telling as Flirtation. Freak Bodies' and Twinned Selves' Vital-Fatal Seductions in Wise Children4.1. Auto-Portraits of a Seductress: (Un)making the Femme Vitale; 4.2. Cosmetic Self-Stylization: Flirting with Signs of Femininity; 4.3. Making Up Our-Selves: Cosmetic Reflections, Communal Identity, and the Ethics of Seduction; 4.4.Spec(tac)ular Seductions and Eyeing Enchantresses; 4.5. The Art of Flirtation: The Allumeuse Body; 4.6. Narrative as Seduction, Story-telling as Flirtation; 4.7. Flirting with the Father, the Bard, and the Empire
  • 4.8. Bifocal Reconsiderations of the Alluring Names of the Authoress4.9. Narrative Slips: Gaping Garments and Feminist Epistemology; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (363 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780773411609
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)2670000000208361
  • (EBL)948253
  • (OCoLC)797917344
  • (SSID)ssj0000676859
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12217708
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000676859
  • (PQKBWorkID)10683361
  • (PQKB)10730819
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000208361
Label
Body Texts in the Novels of Angela Carter : Writing from a Corporeagraphic Point of View, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Title Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part 1: Theoretical Background for Body-Texts; 1.1.The Semioticization of the Body and the Somatization of the Text in Carter; 1.2. Carter's Grotesque Bodies: Freaks, Ethics and Fun; 1.3. Corporeagraphic Metafiction; 1.4. Autobiografiction: Re-membering the Body and (Re)Incarnating Identity; Part 2. Narrating the Nervous, Bulimic Body-Text.Grotesque Self-(De)composition in The Passion of New Eve; 2.1. A Confusing Space of Transformation; 2.2. A "Male Impersonator's" Writing
  • 2.3. A ""Feminist Tract About the Social Creation of Femininity""2.4. A Post-Operative Transsexual Autobiography; 2.5. A Pathological Polyphony: Semioticizing Female Body Dysmorphia; 2.6. Shattering the Looking Glass; Part 3. Corporeal and Textual Performance as Comic Confidence Trick in Nights at the Circus; 3.1. Grotesque Bodies and Carnivalesque Discourses; 3.2. Parodic Bodily Performances, Spectacular Gender Trouble; 3.3. The Tender Irony and Sisterly Burlesque of Textual Performance; 3.4. A Narrative of Laughter and Laughing Narratives
  • Part 4. Story-telling as Flirtation. Freak Bodies' and Twinned Selves' Vital-Fatal Seductions in Wise Children4.1. Auto-Portraits of a Seductress: (Un)making the Femme Vitale; 4.2. Cosmetic Self-Stylization: Flirting with Signs of Femininity; 4.3. Making Up Our-Selves: Cosmetic Reflections, Communal Identity, and the Ethics of Seduction; 4.4.Spec(tac)ular Seductions and Eyeing Enchantresses; 4.5. The Art of Flirtation: The Allumeuse Body; 4.6. Narrative as Seduction, Story-telling as Flirtation; 4.7. Flirting with the Father, the Bard, and the Empire
  • 4.8. Bifocal Reconsiderations of the Alluring Names of the Authoress4.9. Narrative Slips: Gaping Garments and Feminist Epistemology; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (363 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780773411609
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000208361
  • (EBL)948253
  • (OCoLC)797917344
  • (SSID)ssj0000676859
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12217708
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000676859
  • (PQKBWorkID)10683361
  • (PQKB)10730819
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000208361

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