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Affective materialities : reorienting the body in modernist literature

Author: Kara Watts; Molly Volanth Hall; Robin Hackett
Publisher: Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Affective Materialities reexamines modernist theorizations of the body and opens up the artistic, political, and ethical possibilities at the intersection of affect theory and ecocriticism, two recent directions in literary studies not typically brought into conversation. Modernist creativity, the volume proposes, may return to us notions of the feeling, material body that contemporary scholarship has lost touch  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Affective materialities.
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2019]
(DLC) 2018029687
(OCoLC)1047571288
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kara Watts; Molly Volanth Hall; Robin Hackett
ISBN: 9780813057071 0813057078
OCLC Number: 1088436947
Description: 1 online resource (x, 264 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Into the ether: an invitation to bodily reorientations / Molly Volanth Hall and Kara Watts --
Flesh over granite: Walt Whitman's embodied presence in William Carlos Williams's "History" / Karen Guendel --
E.M. Forster among the ruins / Stuart Christie --
"'I'm not sick, ' I said. 'I'm wounded'": disrupting wounded masculinity through the lyrical spaces of war / Cheryl Hindrichs --
Frustrated energies in modernism's female arrangements / Judith Paltin --
"Things were in people, people were in things": language, ecology, and the body in H.D. / Kim Sigouin --
Cold crystal: the ecology of affect in Herbert Read's The green child / William Kupinse --
"I wanna be your puppy": Djuna Barnes's Nightwood and the queer cute body / Anna Christine --
The brain and the living world in Janet Frame's Faces in the water / Mary Elene Wood --
"Becoming animal, becoming other": modernism, millennial jurisprudence, and the limits of materialist subjectivity / Kathryn Van Wert --
Black girls and lady police: blank affect and the ecology of the gym / Robin Hackett.
Responsibility: edited by Kara Watts, Molly Volanth Hall, and Robin Hackett.

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Reexamines modernist theorizations of the body, opening up artistic, political, and ethical possibilities at the intersection of affect theory and ecocriticism, two recent directions in literary  Read more...

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