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Title Bodies of writing, bodies in performance / edited by Thomas Foster, Carol Siegel, and Ellen E. Berry.

Publication Info. New York : New York University Press, [1996]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.3 B667B    Check Shelf
Description vi, 338 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm.
Series Genders ; 23
Genders ; 23.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Part one: Writing on the body? Violence, representation, and resistance in women's texts. Writing on the body? Violence, representation, and resistance in British suffragette, accounts of forcible feeding / Caroline J. Howlett ; Literary representations of battered women: spectacular domestic punishment / Frances L. Restuccia ; Resistant silence, resistant subject: (Re)Reading Gayl Jones's Eva's man / Janelle Wilcox ; "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe" and other stories of women's wartime labor / Charles Hannon -- Part two: Renarratizing embodiment in (Post)colonial contexts. E. M. Forster's Queer Nation: taking the closet to the colony in A Passage to India / Elaine Freedgood ; Engendering the armed struggle: women, writing, and the Bengali "Terrorist" movement / Purnima Bose ; The power in written bodies: gender, decolonization, and the archive / Julia Emberley ; Bad canoes and Bafalo: the political economy of sex on Daru Island, Western Province, Papua New Guinea / Lawrence Hammar -- Part three: Performing masculinities. A terrible beauty is born: Henry James, aestheticism, and homosexual panic / Leland Monk ; Music of the "Fourth Gender": Morrissey and the sexual politics of melodic contour / Nadine Hubbs ; Lost boys and angry ghouls: Vietnam's undead / Amanda Howell.
Subject Human body in literature.
Gender identity in literature.
Family violence in literature.
Realism in literature.
Sex role in literature.
Indexed Term Humans Body Related to Culture
Added Author Foster, Thomas C.
Siegel, Carol, 1952-
Berry, Ellen E.
Added Title Bodies in performance
ISBN 0814726461 cloth
9780814726464 cloth
081472647X paperback
9780814726471 paperback
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