“The location of the author’s investigations, the body itself rather than the sphere of subjective representations of self and of function in cultures, is wholly new. The book explores various dissonances in thinking the relation between mind and body. It investigates issues that resist reduction to these binary terms. Volatile Bodies: Toward a Corporeal Feminism. By Elizabeth Grosz. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, Pp. vii + Volatile Bodies is launched with.

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The Outside In 5. I am also incredibly moved by her obdies approach, and her aim to explore the female body, not just in complex terms, but positive ones.

Rosemarie Garland-Thomson – – Hypatia 26 3: Request removal from index. Toward a Corporeal Feminism. Nietzsche and the Choreography of Knowledge 6. Lazaro-Reboll – – History of European Ideas 31 2: I believe this work will be a landmark in future feminist thinking. Her examination of female experience lays the groundwork for developing theories of sexed corporeality rather than merely rectifying flawed models of male theorists.

A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 12 4: In doing so, she examines the epistemological and theoretical gaps and inconsistencies that surround it. Grosz then turns to corporeal experiences unique to women—menstruation, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, menopause.


Bloomington, IN iuporder indiana. No keywords specified fix it. Elizabeth Grosz – – Indiana University Press. A Feminist Foucauldian Critique. Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy.

Skip to services menu. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart. Customer Reviews Comments There are currently no reviews Write a review on this title. Oli Stephano – forthcoming – Hypatia. These thinkers are not providing an account of “human” corporeality but of male corporeality. Ami Harbin – – Hypatia 27 2: Review of Volatile Bodies, by Elizabeth Grosz.

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Volatile Bodies: Toward a Corporeal Feminism

Grosz then turns to corporeal experiences unique to women—menstruation, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, menopause. Volatile Bodies demonstrates that the sexually specific body is socially constructed: Sign in Create an account.

References to this book Enlightened Women: Towards a Corporeal Feminism, Elizabeth Grosz reexamines canonical philosophers and theorists and their thoughts on the body. It investigates issues that resist reduction to these binary terms – psychosis, hypochondria, neurological disturbances, perversions and sexual deviation – and most particularly the enigmatic status of body fluids, and the female body.

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Again, Grosz looks at how Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Luce Irigaray address the body through Phenomenology, developing a corporeal phenomenology. Social Science and Neuroscience Beyond Interdisciplinarity: Sign in to use this feature. This entry has no external links.

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Grosz writes a thorough and philosophically well-crafted prolegomenon for a new corporeal feminism. Indiana University Press Amazon. Toward a Corporeal Feminism. Queering the Ecological Body Politic. What is a Woman? It uses, transforms and subverts the work of a number of distinguished male theorists of the body Freud, Lacan, Merleau-Ponty, Schilder, Nietzsche, Foucault, Lingis and Deleuze who, while freeing the body from its subordination to the mind, are nonetheless unable to accomodate the specificities of women’s bodies.