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Epilogue: The Textual Body

Rebecca Sanchez

in Deafening Modernism: Embodied Language and Visual Poetics in American Literature

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479828869
eISBN:
9781479810628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828869.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter analyses the implications of the continuing fascination with embodied language through readings of the Human Genome Project and genetic poetry.


Toward a Biosociality without Genes

Kelly E. Happe

in The Material Gene: Gender, Race, and Heredity after the Human Genome Project

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790670
eISBN:
9780814744727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790670.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This concluding chapter argues for a postgenomics ethos, or what the texxt calls a biosociality without genes. Biosociality, according to Paul Rabinow, is a particular type of relationality made ... More


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