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Bodily Natures By Stacy Alaimo

Bodily Natures by Stacy Alaimo

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The intimate connection between bodies and the environment

Bodily Natures Summary

Bodily Natures: Science, Environment, and the Material Self by Stacy Alaimo

How do we understand the agency and significance of material forces and their interface with human bodies? What does it mean to be human in these times, with bodies that are inextricably interconnected with our physical world? Bodily Natures considers these questions by grappling with powerful and pervasive material forces and their increasingly harmful effects on the human body. Drawing on feminist theory, environmental studies, and the sciences, Stacy Alaimo focuses on trans-corporeality, or movement across bodies and nature, which has profoundly altered our sense of self. By looking at a broad range of creative and philosophical writings, Alaimo illuminates how science, politics, and culture collide, while considering the closeness of the human body to the environment.

Bodily Natures Reviews

"Bodily Natures showcases the distinctive contribution that an ecocritic can make to the field."

* Enviromental Ethics *

"Alaimo offers new insights into feminist thought and theory. Bodily Natures: Science, Environment, and the Material Self is sure to appeal to many students and scholars of literary studies and critical theory."

* New Books in Critical Theory *

"This is a book that should be read by anyone-scholars, students, readers, and anyone else with a body-for it is a marvelous contribution to environmental thinking and to human culture more broadly. December 1, 2010"

* American Book Review *

About Stacy Alaimo

Stacy Alaimo is Professor of English at the University of Texas at Arlington. She is author of Undomesticated Ground: Recasting Nature as Feminist Space and editor (with Susan Hekman) of Material Feminisms (IUP, 2008).

Table of Contents

1. Bodily Natures
2. Eros and X-Rays: Bodies, Class, and "Environmental Justice"
3. Invisible Matters: The Sciences of Environmental Justice
4. Material Memoirs: Science, Autobiography, and the Substantial Self
5. Deviant Agents: The Science, Culture, and Politics of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
6. Genetics, Material Agency, and the Evolution of Posthuman Environmental Ethics in Recent Science Fiction
Notes
Works Cited
Index

Additional information

NGR9780253222404
9780253222404
0253222400
Bodily Natures: Science, Environment, and the Material Self by Stacy Alaimo
New
Paperback
Indiana University Press
2010-09-25
210
N/A
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