The body in theory : essays after Lacan and Foucault /

The body has always had the potential to unsettle us with its strange exigencies and suppurations, its demands and desires, and thus throughout the ages, it has continued to be a subject of interest and obsession. This collection of twelve peer-reviewed essays on Jacques Lacan and Michel Foucault in...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: McLaughlin, Becky Renee (Editor), Daffron, Benjamin Eric, 1967- (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2021]
Table of Contents:
  • Table of Contents
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Introduction: Friendship in a Time of Covid-19
  • Becky R. McLaughlin and Eric Daffron 1
  • Towards an Understanding of the Olfactory Drive
  • Calum Neill and Claudia Di Gianfrancesco 25
  • The Living and Dead Body in Foucault's Clinical Gaze
  • Lauren Jane Barnett 34
  • Is the Autistic Body a Body Without Organs?
  • Leon S. Brenner 42
  • The Self Destructive Body through the Lens of Foucault and Lacan: Resistance and Jouissance
  • Evi Verbeke 56
  • Lacan, Film, and the Disabled Body
  • Marina Cano 68
  • The Hunchback as Visual Paradigm of Violence in Modern Art: GĂ©ricault, Dix, and Salomon
  • Michiko Oki 80
  • The Ego as Body Image: Lacan's Mirror Stage Revisited
  • Dan Collins 92
  • Desire, Discourse, and Autosurgery in the Fiction of Patrick O'Brian
  • John Halbrooks 105
  • Ego Portrait: Self Photography as Symptom in Contemporary Technoculture
  • Chris Vanderwees 115
  • Social Media, Biopolitical Surveillance, and Disciplinary Social Control: Aggregating Data to Examine Docile Bodies
  • Michael Loadenthal 124
  • From Symptom to SinthĂ´me: Ridding the "Body of Substance" in My Year of Rest and Relaxation
  • Erica D. Galioto 140
  • Posthumanist Metamorphosis and Discipline: Barney's Drawing Restraint and Foucault on Raymond Roussel
  • Irina Chkhaidze 151
  • About the Contributors 177
  • Index 179.