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Published: 11 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391210-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9121-0
Published: 06 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394891-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9489-1
Published: 16 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374930-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7493-0
... This chapter treats the poetics of flesh in the Gospel of John, highlighting the movement of central images: flesh, bread, spirit, and water. The gospel articulates the incarnation in terms of “flesh” rather than body. Salvation is envisioned through flesh. The chapter traces the gospel’s...
Published: 16 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374930-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7493-0
... The letters of Paul are an influential source for the distinction between “body” and “flesh” as well as the association between flesh and sin. The decisive question in 1 Corinthians concerns the resurrected body: what kind of body is resurrected? Paul’s explanation rests on a distinction between...
Published: 16 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374930-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7493-0
... This chapter illustrates the way in which the early Christian theologian Tertullian takes up, combines, and transforms Pauline and Johannine poetics to present an affirmative image of flesh. For Tertullian, flesh is a site of relation and exchange between human bodies and between human...
Published: 16 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374930-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7493-0
... This chapter turns to flesh’s appearance in European philosophy in the mid-twentieth century, foregrounding the figure of flesh in Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s writings. His philosophy moves from discussions of incarnation to the body to flesh. For Merleau-Ponty, the incarnation implies...
Published: 16 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374930-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7493-0
... This chapter attends to the reception of Merleau-Ponty’s “flesh” in continental philosophy. It begins by explicating Michel Foucault’s treatment of flesh, which Merleau-Ponty understands to be a product of Christian discourses about sin. It then turns to philosophers who are explicitly troubled...
Published: 16 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374930-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7493-0
... This chapter first attends to the main terms of the book’s title, “flesh” and “poetics,” tracing the evocations of “flesh” within Christian imaginaries and in postmodern philosophical reflection and introduces Édouard Glissant’s notion of “poetics” as a methodological guide. This section...
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375739-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7573-9
... This chapter develops a notion of the flesh to question the political adequacy of a plasticity conceived within the gap between brain and society without recognition of the ways in which the deconstruction of a centralized executive in the brain is reconstructed in the privileged position...
Published: 18 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376651-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7665-1
Published: 12 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377313-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7731-3
Published: 30 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376491-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7649-1
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007401-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0740-1
...Chapter Five Ordinary Departures Flesh, Bodies, and Border Management at Robeson The toes of Cyarea s kiddie- size white- on- white Nike Air Force Ones squeaked as she dragged them across the speckled linoleum floor. Go on ahead, said Jeff. We ain t got all day. Craning her neck in order...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390695-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9069-5
Series: The World Readers
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392279-113
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9227-9
Series: Latin america otherwise : languages, empires, nations
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394495-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9449-5
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 10 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393672-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9367-2
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 18 October 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393146-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9314-6
Published: 19 August 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392996-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9299-6
Series: Series Q
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399957-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9995-7