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Female Corporeal Performances Reading the Body in Byzantine Passions And Lives of Holy Women (Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis Studia Byzantina Upsaliensia) by Stavroula Constantinou

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Published by Uppsala Universitet .
Written in English


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Number of Pages225
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Open LibraryOL12854610M
ISBN 109155462928
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As performance which is performative, gender is an 'act,' broadly construed, which constructs the social fiction of its own psychological interiority" ("Performative" ). Butler therefore understands gender to be "a corporeal style, an 'act,' as it were" ("Performative" ). That style has no relation to essential "truths" about the body but.   This is an interesting read concerning the materiality of gender. Grosz's reading of Merleau-Ponty is so engaging it leads one to want to read the original; Merlau-Ponty might be better know to readers of Fanon -- which is why it is curious that for all of her investigation of the body as an "inscriptive text," Grosz fails to pay any attention to race on pretty much any level of her reading of /5. In The Brain's Body Victoria Pitts-Taylor brings feminist and critical theory to bear on new development in neuroscience to demonstrate how power and inequality are materially and symbolically entangled with neurobiological bodies. Pitts-Taylor is interested in how the brain interacts with and is impacted by social structures, especially in regard to race, class, gender, sexuality, and Cited by: Muhammad Daniyal. Indexed and Abstracted ISSN (Online) African Journal of Education and Technology ISSN (Print) Volume 1 Number 2 (), pp. 51 THE FACTORS AFFECTING THE STUDENTS’ PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF ISLAMIA UNIVERSITY OF BAHAWALPUR, PAKISTAN Muhammad DANIYAL1; Tahir NAWAZ1.