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The Resource Body Texts in the Novels of Angela Carter : Writing from a Corporeagraphic Point of View

Body Texts in the Novels of Angela Carter : Writing from a Corporeagraphic Point of View

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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
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)
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kérchy, Anna
Dewey number
823.914
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6053.A73
LC item number
Z745 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Carter, Angela
  • Carter, Angela
  • Carter, Angela
  • Carter, Angela
  • Carter, Angela
  • Human body in literature
  • Grotesque in literature
  • Femininity in literature
  • Feminism in literature
  • Carter, Angela
  • Carter, Angela
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Femininity in literature
  • Feminism in literature
  • Grotesque in literature
  • Human body in literature
  • Women in literature
  • Körper
Label
Body Texts in the Novels of Angela Carter : Writing from a Corporeagraphic Point of View
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-348) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
797917344
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (363 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773411609
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)797917344
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Body Texts in the Novels of Angela Carter : Writing from a Corporeagraphic Point of View
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-348) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
797917344
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (363 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773411609
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)797917344
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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