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Author Jackson, Sarah, 1977- author.

Title Tactile poetics : touch and contemporary writing / Sarah Jackson.

Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource
Series Books at JSTOR All Purchased.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 150-160) and index.
Contents Introduction: Each word of skin -- Writing bodies: Hustvedt's textual skin -- Expeausition: Ondaatje's skin-effects -- The law of tact: Freud and H.D. -- So Close: Writing that touches -- Dis-tanz: 29 Tangos -- Hand delivered From A to X -- Digital technologies and prosthetic possibilities -- Phantom Limbs: Bowen's 'Hand in Glove'.
Summary While the field of haptic aesthetics has received significant critical interest in recent years, the intimate connection between touching and writing remains neglected. Contributing to current debates in deconstruction and psychoanalysis, this book offers a new critical perspective on the relationship between text and tact.
Other author JSTOR, issuing body.
Subject Touch in literature.
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Human body in literature.
Psychology and literature.
Literature -- Philosophy.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Variant Title Touch and contemporary writing.
ISBN 9780748685325