Literature and the Body: Essays on Populations and Persons (Selected Papers from the English Institute)
Literature and the Body: Essays on Populations and Persons (Selected Papers from the English Institute) by Professor Elaine Scarry
Literature and the Body: Essays on Populations and Persons (Selected Papers from the English Institute) Author: Professor Elaine Scarry
Title: Literature and the Body: Essays on Populations and Persons (Selected Papers from the English Institute)
ISBN: 0801836042
ISBN13: 978-0801836046
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Pages: 240 pages
Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press; 1st edition (June 1, 1988)
Language: English
Category: Literature & Fiction
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Subcategory: History & Criticism




Polemically set against the weightlessness of much recent discourse, this book explores the body as the ultimate testing ground for debates over language's ability to refer to the world.