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Author Noland, Carrie, 1958- author.

Title Agency and embodiment [electronic resource] : performing gestures/producing culture / Carrie Noland.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2009.

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Description 1 online resource (264 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The "structuring" body: Marcel Mauss and bodily techniques -- Gestural meaning: Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Bill Viola, and the primacy of movement -- Inscription and embodiment: André Leroi-Gourhan and the body as tool -- Inscription as performance: Henri Michaux and the writing body -- The gestural performative: locating agency in the work of Judith Butler and Frantz Fanon -- Conclusion: illegible graffiti.
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Subject Human body -- Social aspects.
Gesture -- Social aspects.
Mind and body -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Noland, Carrie, 1958- Agency and embodiment. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2009 9780674034518 (DLC) 2009005476 (OCoLC)304386760
ISBN 9780674054387 (electronic book)
0674054385 (electronic book)
9780674034518 (cloth)
0674034511 (cloth)