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Modernism, Technology, and the Body : A Cultural Study - Tim Armstrong

Modernism, Technology, and the Body

A Cultural Study

Paperback Published: 4th May 1998
ISBN: 9780521599979
Number Of Pages: 320

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This book is a study of the relations between the body and its technologies in modernism. Tim Armstrong traces the links among modernist literary texts and medical, psychological and social theory across a range of writers. Armstrong shows how modernists subjected the body to new modes of production, representation and commodification as they attempted to render it part of modernity. Drawing on a wide range of disciplines, Armstrong challenges the received oppositions between technology and literature by demonstrating the complex interconnections between these domains.

"...recommended for advanced specialists in theoretical approaches to interdisciplinary work on the body." Choice

Introduction
The Regulation of Energies
Electrifying the body
Waste products
Reshaping the Body
Prosthetic modernism
Auto-facial construction
Technologies of Gender
Seminal Economies
Making a woman
Interruption and Suture
Distracted writing
Film finds a tongue
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ISBN: 9780521599979
ISBN-10: 0521599970
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 4th May 1998
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.37 x 15.8  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.42