Making sense of toxic corporality
and permeability in Agbogbloshie calls for going "beyond the body proper" (Lock and Farquhar, 2007), an anthropological perspective on the body that encourages discussion of "a lively carnality suffused with words, images, senses, desires, and powers" (Farquhar and Lock, 2007:15).
One of the ways to protect the statute of the body is the symbolic shaping of corporality
. Due to its finitude, the body is associated to a symbolic communication system aimed at diminishing the anguish prior to the inevitable end.
(7) Both adolescents and young adults with spinal cord injuries experiment changes in their body and corporality
that cause dependence from other people, equipment and other additions, which transforms their self-image due to the consequences of their lesions.
From his early work to his final letters, death is a presence as apparent in Keats's writing as in his biography, but the brief career also may be read as a continual affirmation of human presence by way of its embrace of absence and human scale seen in the writing's corporality
. Despite the magnitude of death's enigmatic force, this poetry (and indeed correspondence) precipitates the figure of the person.
This brief murderous union between killers and victim suggests the complexity of performative, corporeal iconic identity: these new wounds on Coriolanus' body bear the significance of enemy to the Volsces, but this significance is inseparable from his physical actuality or corporality
; his body is not simply a sign, but a thing to be assailed and extinguished.
A third is Norbert Elias, theoretician of an early modern "civilizing process" that slowly smothered carnival and all other medieval spontaneity, chaos, and easy corporality
. Biow's exemplary masters are by now classics, their great work some decades back.
In chapter 2, by assessing the complex corporality
of documents and bodies in Dickens's Bleak House, Hack develops an account of the extraordinary fashion in which Dickens's vehement defense of spontaneous combustion bled over, unexpectedly, into the advertisements that appeared with the novel's serial installments.
On the one hand, formal scarcity stems from God's creation: It is the human natural need to allocate time and resources due to human corporality
They refer to the struggle both in feminist criticism and in the so-called "science wars" over the constitution and significance of materiality (particularity corporality
for feminists) and the way of truth (especially for traditional scientists).
(3) The "corporality
" that I discuss here does not refer to the "corporeality" that is more recognizable to readers familiar with Epicurean philosophy and Lucretian discussions of the union of the body and the soul.
the mere corporality
but the vitality of men that books can be said to
Taking her cue from Max Nordau, Klee ties decadence to corporality
. As a result, her analysis of the assimilation of nineteenth-century medical discourses into French and English fin-de-siecle literature principally focuses on the reappearance of the dandy in decadent literature.