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Reading and the Body.

Author: Thomas Mc Laughlin
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Literary theory has been dominated by a mind/body dualism that often eschews the role of the body in reading. Focusing on reading as a physical practice, McLaughlin analyzes the role of the eyes, the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Mc Laughlin
ISBN: 9781137522894 1137522895 1137541318 9781137541314
OCLC Number: 923732276
Contents: Introduction: Reading Bodies 1. The Reading Eye: Hexis and Hermeneutics 2. Reading Posture: Discipline and Adaptive Intelligence 3. I'm Not Here: The Reading Body in Physical and Social Space 4. Sundry Ulterior Transformations: Reading and Eating 5. The Future of the Reading Body: Reading in Digital Environments Works Cited

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"Reading and the Body is that rare thing, an original work of analysis. It is informed by the latest research about mind and body, as well as a life-time of thinking about genuine theory and Read more...

 
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