40% off Popular Science books & eBooks—Save on general interest titles now!

Schriftenreihe der internationalen Frauenuniversität "Technik und Kultur"

Body and Representation

Editors: Härtel, Insa, Schade, Sigrid (Eds.)

Free Preview

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-663-11622-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $109.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-8100-3254-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
About this book

,The Body and Representation. Feminist Research and Theoretical Perspectives' was conceived as two weeks program within the International Women's University's project area BODY by the Center for Feminist Studies (ZFS) at the University of Bremen and organized in summer 2000. The publication includes results from lectures and seminars and additional contributions adding to main topics. Among the issues raised are concepts, staging, performances and representations of bodies in everyday life, political contexts, art and new media.

About the authors

Insa Härtel, Ph.D., research assistant at the Center of Feminist Research and the department of Cultural Studies, University of Bremen, Germany; Sigrid Schade, Professor for Science of Art and Theory of Aesthetics and Vice-Spokesperson of the Center of Feminist Research, University of Bremen, Germany.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

Table of contents (19 chapters)
  • Bodies, Choices, Globalizing Neo-colonial Enchantments: African Matriarchs and Mammy Water

    Pages 21-34

    Amadiume, Ifi

  • Normalizing Heterosexuality in the 1996 House of Commons Debate on Bill C-33

    Pages 35-41

    Silva, Angela

  • Lesbian Representation and the Limits of “Visibility”

    Pages 43-49

    Fuchs, Sabine

  • The Lesbian Body — a Monstrous or a Transcendental Signifier?

    Pages 51-57

    Funk, Julika

  • Pornotopic Techniques of the Observer — The Origin of the World (1866) by Gustave Courbet and the Pleasure of Scopic Penetration

    Pages 59-68

    Hentschel, Linda

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-663-11622-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $109.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-8100-3254-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
Loading...

Recommended for you

Loading...

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Body and Representation
Editors
  • Sigrid Schade
  • Insa Härtel
Series Title
Schriftenreihe der internationalen Frauenuniversität "Technik und Kultur"
Series Volume
6
Copyright
2002
Publisher
VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften
Copyright Holder
Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden
eBook ISBN
978-3-663-11622-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-663-11622-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-8100-3254-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
228
Number of Illustrations
32 b/w illustrations
Topics