Suggested Readings

Suggested Readings on “The Body”

With thanks to Matthew Paul Kundert, doctoral student in literature, for compiling this bibliography, and Susan Stryker for her suggestions.  We welcome additional suggestions on the topic.

Alaimo, Stacey.  Bodily Natures: Science, Environment and the Material Self.  Bloomington: Indiana U P, 2010.

Buchanan, Ian. "The Problem of the Body in Deleuze and Guattari, Or, What Can a Body Do?." Body & Society 3.3 (1997): 73-91. Print.

Casper, Monica J., and Paisley Currah, eds. Corpus: An Interdisciplinary Reader on Bodies and Knowledge. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. Print.

Deleuze, Gilles. Spinoza: Practical Philosophy. Trans. Robert Hurley. San Francisco: City Lights Publishers, 1988. Print. Fraser, Mariam, and Monica Greco, eds. The Body: A Reader. New York: Routledge, 2005. Print.

Deleuze, Gilles, and Felix Guattari. A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia. Trans. Brain Massumi. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1987. Print.

Diprose, Rosalyn. The Bodies of Women: Ethics, Embodiment, and Sexual Difference. New York: Routledge, 1994. Print.

---. Corporeal Generosity: On Giving with Nietzsche, Merleau-Ponty, and Levinas. Albany: SUNY Press, 2002. Print.

Garreau, Joel.  Radical Evolution: The Promise and Peril of Enhancing Our Minds, Our Bodies--and What It Means to be Human.  New York: Broadway, 2005.

Giblett, Rod.  The Body of Nature and Culture.  New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2008.

Gray, Chris Hables.  Cyborg Citizen: Politics in the Posthuman Age.  New York and London: Routledge, 2001.

Greenblatt, Stephen. The Swerve: How the World Became Modern. New York: Norton, 2011. Print.

Grosz, Elizabeth. Volatile Bodies: Toward a Corporeal Feminism. Bloomington, IN: Indiana UP, 1994. Print.

Installing the Body. Spec. issue of Parallax 14.1 (2008): 1-117. Print.

Kosut, Mary, and Lisa Jean Moore, eds. The Body Reader: Essential Social and Cultural Readings. New York: NYU Press, 2010. Print.

Lucretius. The Nature of Things. Trans. Alicia Stallings. New York: Penguin, 2007. Print.

Merleau-Ponty, Maurice. Phenomenology of Perception. Trans. Donald Landes. New York: Routledge, 2012. Print.

O'Neill, John.  Five Bodies: Re-Figuring Relationships.  London: Sage, 2004.

Preciado, Beatriz. Testo Junkie. Trans. Bruce Benderson. New York: The Feminist Press at CUNY, 2013. Print.

Price, Janet, and Margrit Shildrick, eds. Feminist Theory and the Body: A Reader. New York: Routledge, 1999. Print.

Scarry, Elaine. The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World. New York: Oxford UP, 1985. Print.

Shubin, Neil.  Your Inner Fish: A Journey Into the 3.5 Billion-Year History of the Human Body.  New York: Vintage, 2009.

Spinoza, Benedict de. Ethics. Trans. Edwin Curley. New York: Penguin, 2005. Print.

Wolmark, Jenny.  Ed.  Cybersexualities: A Reader on Feminist Theory, Cyborgs and Cyberspace.  Edinburgh: Edinburgh U P, 1999.

 
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