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Political Bodies/Body Politic

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#039;Political Bodies/Body Politic' draws on feminism, gender studies, and queer theory to examine how myth, symbol and ritual express belief systems. The book explores the operation of gender in a variety of social and historical contexts, ranging from feminist speculative fiction and systems of belief to popular culture and ancient historical texts. 'Political Bodies/Body Politic' makes an original contribution to religious and feminist studies in its examination of gender in human communication and belief systems.

Klappentext

'Political Bodies/Body Politic' draws on feminism, gender studies, and queer theory to examine how myth, symbol and ritual express belief systems. The book explores the operation of gender in a variety of social and historical contexts, ranging from feminist speculative fiction and systems of belief to popular culture and ancient historical texts. 'Political Bodies/Body Politic' makes an original contribution to religious and feminist studies in its examination of gender in human communication and belief systems.



Inhalt

Introduction: Topographical Excursions on Theoretical PathsChapter 1: A Semiotics of Gender: ProlegomenaChapter 2: Feminist Encounters with Myth: Angela CarterChapter 3: The Agon of Men: Masculinity and Warfare Chapter 4: Signifying Demons: Gender and the Ritualised Performance of Possession and ExorcismChapter 5: Spectacles of Gender: Performing Masculinities in Ancient Rome and Modern CinemaChapter 6: Sign-symbol and Icon: Deconstructing the Eliadean ParadigmConclusion: Gender Ideology, Systems of Belief and Practice and Epistemology

Produktinformationen

Titel: Political Bodies/Body Politic
Untertitel: The Semiotics of Gender
Autor:
EAN: 9781317491149
ISBN: 978-1-317-49114-9
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: Taylor & Francis
Genre: Philosophie
Anzahl Seiten: 224
Veröffentlichung: 05.12.2014
Jahr: 2014
Untertitel: Englisch