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The Body as Text

In a Perpetual Age of Non-Reason

by Richard C. Poulsen (Author)
Others 182 Pages
Series: Revisioning Philosophy, Volume 18

Summary

The Body as Text establishes the importance of cultural readings of the Body. Focusing on various bodies that cultures establish in their indigenous dialogues, the book moves through readings incorporated by/in classical witchcraft, Iron-age bog people of Northern Europe, and pornography.

Details

Pages
182
ISBN (Hardcover)
9780820425078
Language
English
Published
New York, Bern, Berlin, Frankfurt/M., Paris, Wien, 1996. 182 pp.

Biographical notes

Richard C. Poulsen (Author)

The Author: Richard C. Poulsen received his Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Utah in 1976. He has published four other books: The Pure Experience of Order; Misbegotten Muses; The Mountain Man Vernacular; and The Landscape of the Mind. He has been awarded two Fulbright Lectureships - one to Denmark and one to Finland. Dr. Poulsen was Professor of English at Brigham Young University for many years and is currently Professor of English and American Literature at National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan.

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