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Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391838-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9183-8
... i n t e r L u d e Nervous Cocks at the New Frontier MaY 2008 To my right are about five small pens, constructed of chicken wire and two- by- fours. In them, roosters and chickens flap their...
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389248-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8924-8
... and the state. Nervousness, in other words, was both symptomatic and descriptive in antebellum literature, charting the isolation of citizens from various and variable social relations. In discourses of nervous citizenship, predictable patterns of social order became imagined as ‘‘systems’’ immune...
Published: 18 May 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389583-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8958-3
... and modern civilization. According to Beard, these people tended toward nervousness precisely because they em- ‘‘barbarians are not nervous’’ 43 bodied modern civilization. Neurasthenics therefore had the potential to express modernity’s full re/productive...
Published: 26 May 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386384-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8638-4
... 4 Trembling, Blushing: Darwin’s Nervous System Imagine a decapitated frog. This frog has lost cerebral control of its body, yet its muscular and peripheral nervous systems function normally: appropriately stimulated, the frog’s limbs will move in a manner...
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... Interdisciplinary artist David Rokeby’s landmark work, Very Nervous System (1986–2004), uses video surveillance technology, synthesizers, a sound system, computers, and image-processing software designed by Rokeby to translate movement into music and/or sound. Through an intuitive process of...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
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By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
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By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
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By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
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By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
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By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
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By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
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By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
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By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... improvisation. Here, banding is employed as a case study on the interconnectedness of bodies through objects during improvisation, and as a profound, mindful practice of embodied expressivity. Interdisciplinary artist David Rokeby’s landmark work, Very Nervous System (1986–2004), uses video surveillance...
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374671-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7467-1
... the best hope for a cure was in the vivisection of rhesus monkeys from India. Fears about the compromised capacities of immune and nervous systems and the touch of nonhuman primates were depicted in horror films representing polio labs and spinal taps. These images linked fears of medical intervention...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398226-046
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9822-6
...David Porush Frothing the Synaptic Bath Cyberpunk is a fascinating and new expression of an ancient heritage, a consequence ofthe human nervous system itself; the impulse to invent a hyperreality and then live there is hardwired in our cognitive habits by the genetic code. One...
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By Elizabeth A. Wilson
Published: 26 May 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386384-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8638-4
...; neurological A√ective neuroscience. See Nervous system: theories of, 16, 24, 45; treatment of, 26, 31, emotion 33, 47, 100 n.8; women and, 28, 100 n.8. See American Psychiatric Association, 38, 45, 103 also Kramer, Peter n.10...
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By Susan Z. Andrade
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393740-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9374-0
..., 229 n25, 235 n26; in 96, 100, 108 Maps and Nervous Conditions, 114–64; The Communist Manifesto (Marx), 11, as novel of awakening, 174–75, 235 102, 106. See also bourgeoisie, national n26; testimonio and, 145; as upward community. See female community mobility story, 122, 149–52, 155, 160...
Published: 26 May 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386384-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8638-4
... this chapter I explore the nervous condi- tion of the gut. What are the specifics of the enteric nervous system that innervates the digestive tract? How does this system regulate, and how is it regulated by, psychological events? Psychoanalysis has had plenty to say about the psychology of...