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dc.contributor.author Atkinson, Tiffany
dc.date.accessioned 2008-11-12T10:28:56Z
dc.date.available 2008-11-12T10:28:56Z
dc.date.issued 2008-11-12
dc.identifier.citation Atkinson , T 2008 , ' Introduction ' . in : The Body: A Reader . Palgrave Macmillan , pp. 1-11 . en
dc.identifier.isbn 0-333765346
dc.identifier.other PURE: 92777
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/1057
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/1057
dc.description Atkinson, Tiffany, 'Introduction', In: 'The Body: A Reader', (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan), pp.1-11, 2005 en
dc.description.abstract What do we mean when we talk about 'the body'? This reader challenges the assumption that it can be invoked as a neutral, or indeed natural, point of reference in critical discussion or cultural practice. The essays collected here foreground the historical construction of 'the body' throughout a range of discourses from the modern to the postmodern, and seek to present it not as a biological 'given,' but as a contestable signifier in the articulation of identities en
dc.format.extent 11 en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Palgrave Macmillan
dc.relation.ispartof The Body: A Reader en
dc.title Introduction en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Book chapter en
dc.contributor.institution Department of English and Creative Writing en


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