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Embodying the Monster Encounters with the Vulnerable Self

ISBN-10: 0761970142

ISBN-13: 9780761970149

Edition: 2002

Authors: Margrit Shildrick

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Description:

Margrit Shildrick's exploration of the monstrous reveals how humans register concepts of bodily normality and perfection. The author calls upon society to rethink the monstrous, not as an abnormal category, but as a condition of attractiveness.
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Book details

List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 3/28/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 154
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Margrit Shildrick is Senior Research Visiting Fellow at WERRC, University College Dublin.

Introduction
Monsters, Marvels and Meanings
Monstering the (M)Other
The Self's Clean and Proper Body
Contagious Encounters and the Ethics of Risk
Levinas and Vulnerable Becoming
The Relational Economy of Touch
Welcoming the Monstrous Arrivant