By David Loewenstein
By David Loewenstein
By P. Smethurst
By Professor Adolph Andrea
In her feminist intervention into the ways that British ladies novelists discover and problem the restrictions of the mind-body binary traditionally associated with structures of femininity, Andrea Adolph examines girl characters in novels via Barbara Pym, Angela Carter, Helen Dunmore, Helen Fielding, and Rachel Cusk. Adolph makes a speciality of how women's relationships to meals (cooking, consuming, serving) are used to find women's embodiment in the daily and likewise demonstrate the writers' dedication to portraying a unified girl topic. for instance, utilizing nutrition and nutrients intake as a lens highlights how ladies writers have used foodstuff as a trope that illustrates the interconnectedness of intercourse and gender with problems with sexuality, social classification, and subjectivity-all facets that fall alongside a continuum of expertise during which the mind and the actual physique are jointly complicit. traditionally grounded in representations of ladies in periodicals, home tasks and cooking manuals, and beauty and health books, Adolph's theoretically trained learn complicates our knowing of ways women's social and cultural roles are intricately hooked up to problems with nutrients and foodstuff consumption.
By Brian H. Murray,Mary Henes,Hughes
By Kathryn Kirkpatrick,Borbála Faragó
By Andrew Gordon,Thomas Rist
By Lisa Hopkins
By Tancred Bradshaw
By Sarah Toulalan
via discussions of intercourse and copy, homosexuality, flagellation, voyeurism, and humour, the booklet explores the character of early smooth sexual hope and arousal and explores their courting to modern understandings approximately how the physique labored. Imagining Sex provides a notably new interpretation of pornography during this interval, arguing that matters approximately fertility have been on the center of representations of our bodies and intercourse, in order that photos of enjoyment have been entwined with principles approximately notion and copy. It additionally indicates that those texts legitimized the (sexual) excitement of the reader through highlighting the excitement of having a look and the incitement to sexual motion that it provided.