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Reading and the body : the physical practice of reading

Author: Thomas McLaughlin
Publisher: New York, N.Y : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas McLaughlin
ISBN: 9781137541314 1137541318
OCLC Number: 945717872
Description: 208 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 23 cm
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
Responsibility: Thomas McLaughlin.


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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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