3 edition of The Eighteenth-century Body found in the catalog.
by Peter Lang Publishing
Written in English
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This groundbreaking study examines the vexed and unstable relations between the eighteenth-century novel and the material world. Rather than exploring dress's transformative potential, it charts the novel's vibrant engagement with ordinary clothes in its bid to establish new ways of articulating identity and market itself as a durable genre. Despite strong attempts at censorship, the volume of literary pornography produced in France hugely expanded during the course of the eighteenth century. As one of the most popular literary genres, authors such as Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, Restif de la Bretonne, and the Marquis de Sade were able to sell thousands of copies and publish multiple editions of their works.
Mind, Body, Motion, Matter promises the reader a great deal of food for thought, and the collected essays go a great distance in meeting that promise, presenting a wide variety of approaches to many of the intriguing issues surrounding the depiction of mind and body in the eighteenth century. These insightful and original essays will be valuable to all students and scholars with an interest in. Arguing that the eighteenth century constructs the "valued" orphan, Nixon shows how the wealthy orphan became associated with new understandings of the individual. New archival research encompassing print and manuscript records from Parliament, Chancery, Exchequer, and King's Bench demonstrate the law's interest in the propertied orphan.
Karen Harvey's Reading Sex in the Eighteenth Century: Bodies and Gender in English Erotic Culture is a cogently argued, well researched, and accessible account of the ways erotic discourse shaped eighteenth-century understandings of gendered bodies. Her book situates erotica within the context of Thomas Laqueur's description of a shift in representation during the eighteenth century from a one. eighteenth-century diaries), whichdeals with themes closely connected to those handled in this study. 1 Seein particular BarbaraDuden, Thewoman beneath the skin: adoctor'spatients in eighteenth-century Germany, Cambridge, MA,Harvard University Press, 2Shigehisa Kuriyama, 'Betweenmindandeye: Japanese anatomyin the eighteenth century', in.
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: The Orphan in Eighteenth-Century Law and Literature: Estate, Blood, and Body (Studies in Childhood, to the Present) eBook: Cheryl L.
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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central 5/5(1). Different Disciplines, Same Body. I teach musculoskeletal anatomy to artists, dancers, and massage therapists.
In my classes the students study the same raw material, and the set of skills each group acquires can be roughly organized around three distinct areas: representation of the body, kinesiology (the study of movement), and palpation (feeling the body).
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Free shipping for many products. This book surveys an underlying discourse on female and oriental consumerism in nearly four centuries of British colonialist narratives on India. It examines some of the significant ways in which the subaltern and female body was constructed by Western ethnographers within early modern British colonialist discourses.
The book offers a genealogy of colonialist spectatorship, and examines the. Eighteenth Century Collections Online containsprinted works comprising more than 26 million scanned facsimile pages of English-language and foreign-language titles printed in the United Kingdom between the years and While the majority of works in ECCO are in the English language, researchers will also discover The Eighteenth-century Body book rich vein of works printed in Dutch, French, German, Italian.
Colonial Complexions Race and Bodies in Eighteenth-Century America Sharon Block. pages | 6 x 9 | 17 illus. Cloth | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors A volume in the series Early American Studies View table of contents and excerpt "Colonial Complexions has done important work to hone our understanding.
of the eighteenth century is most clear in Thomas Laqueur's important book Making sex: body and genderfrom the Greeks to Freud (I). Described as 'perhaps the most influential work of medical history published in the last two decades', Laqueur argued that 'in.
As Valerie Steele states in her book, “anyone who has seen more or less authentically costumed films set in the eighteenth century, such as Dangerous Liaisons, knows that the stay of that period not only push the breast upward and together, but create an illusion of amplitude not to be matched until the advent of the Wonderbra” (Valerie.
Technology, Self-Fashioning and Politeness in Eighteenth-Century Britain, by Dr Alun Withey, a Wellcome Research Fellow, shows how in the second-half of the 18th Century new expectations came into.
Deviant and Useful Citizens explores the conditions of women and perceptions of the female body in the eighteenth century throughout the Viceroyalty of Peru, which until comprised modern-day Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay.
Eighteenth-Century Book Reviews Online provides reviews of books published on all aspects of the “long” eighteenth century, both in the United States and abroad. Reviews are commissioned by EBRO editors Clorinda Donato and Norbert Schürer at California State University, Long Beach, where the site is.
An Eighteenth-Century Luxury: Books Billy G. Smith, The “Lower Sort” Philadelphia’s Laboring People, (New York, NY ) Submit a Comment Cancel reply.
Smell in Eighteenth-Century England A Social Sense William Tullett The Past and Present Book Series. Makes the case for new ways of thinking about the history of the senses, experience, and the body; Provides a wealth of new material on, and interpretations of, eighteenth-century life.
18th Century: Elaboration and Simplicity Binders began to make shortcuts in the binding process to both save money and increase production. Sewing is now on recessed cords to give the spine a smooth appearance (increasing the type of decoration which could be used). In "Eighteenth Century British Aesthetics", editor Dabney Townsend has brought together the work of such well-known writers as John Dryden, Joshua Reynolds, David Hume, and Samuel Johnson with the more obscure works of aestheticians such as Uvedale Price, Daniel Webb, John Baillie, and James Harris, whose work is difficult to find, but is nonetheless important, informative, and interesting.
McMaster's lively study looks at the various codes by which Eighteenth-century novelists made the minds of their characters legible through their bodies.
She tellingly explores the discourses of medicine, physiognomy, gesture and facial expression, completely familiar to contemporary readers but. With the development of connoisseurship in eighteenth-century England came new scrutiny of the female body.
This article examines the contemporary intersection between aesthetic appreciation and the act of viewing the female form. Drawing upon recent scholarship, it charts a history of “body connoisseurship” from the Society of Dilettanti, to London’s Theatres Royal, to the Royal Academy.
14 Women’s Fashions: – In the late eighteenth century, fashion was influenced by new directions in political and social thought that changed the way people considered themselves and their was a move away from ornate and constricting clothes to more fluid shapes that followed the line of the body.
The editors invite contributions on all aspects of the eighteenth century. Essays employing interdisciplinary perspectives or addressing contemporary theoretical and cultural concerns relating to the eighteenth century are especially encouraged. Articles which are selected for publication are those which make a significant and original contribution to their field.
In eighteenth-century Spain, just as in Britain and France, the term "Enlightenment" implied both a spirit of criticism and the dissemination of new scientific and philosophical modes of thought. But in Spain this new way of thinking also required the incorporation of ancient epistemologies, in particular practices and ideas concerning the healing, training, and experience of the body.5/5(1).The Eighteenth-Century Book Mark Dimunation Michael F.
Suarez, S.J. An intensive investigation of the world of print in the eighteenth century, this class will emphasize the material realities of the book in this period as well as consider its role as a major agent of communication. Innovations in printing and illustration will be studied.Mind, Body, and the Moral Imagination in the Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic World Abstract This dissertation deals with ideas and assumptions about human nature in the cultural life of the eighteenth-century British Atlantic world.
Most scholars see in this period a decline of the traditional Western dualism in the understanding of human.