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Body work [electronic resource] : objects of desire in modern narrative / Peter Brooks.

By: Brooks, Peter, 1938-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1993Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 325 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780674028869 (electronic bk.); 0674028864 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Human body in literature | Sex in literature | Narration (Rhetoric) | Literature, Modern -- History and criticism | Human figure in art | Corps humain dans la litt�erature | Sexualit�e dans la litt�erature | Narration | Litt�erature -- Histoire et critique | Corps humain dans l'art | LITERARY CRITICISM -- Gay & Lesbian | Vertelkunst | Literaire thema's | Menselijk lichaam | Literature Special subjects Sexuality | Arts Special subjects SexualityGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Body work.DDC classification: 809/.933538 Other classification: 17.93 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface -- Narrative and the body -- Invasions of privacy: the body in the novel -- Marking out the modern body: the French revolution and Balzac -- The body in the field of vision -- Nana at last unveil'd? Problems of the modern nude -- Gauguin's Tahitian body -- What is a monster? (according to Frankenstein) -- Talking bodies, delicate vessels -- Transgressive bodies.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-318) and index.

Preface -- Narrative and the body -- Invasions of privacy: the body in the novel -- Marking out the modern body: the French revolution and Balzac -- The body in the field of vision -- Nana at last unveil'd? Problems of the modern nude -- Gauguin's Tahitian body -- What is a monster? (according to Frankenstein) -- Talking bodies, delicate vessels -- Transgressive bodies.

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Body work by Brooks, Peter, ©1993
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