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Empire of the Senses

The Sensual Culture Reader (Sensory Formations)

by David Howes

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Published by Berg Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Social Science,
  • Cognition and culture,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Culture,
  • Senses and sensation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8623624M
    ISBN 10185973863X
    ISBN 109781859738634


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Empire of the Senses charts the new terrains opened up by the sensual revolution in scholarship, as it takes the reader into the sensory worlds of the medieval witch and the postmodern mall, a Japanese tea ceremony and a Boston shelter for the homeless.

This compelling revisioning of history and cultural studies sparkles with wit and insight 5/5(1). About The Empire of the Senses. A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year The Empire of the Senses is an enthralling tale of love and war, duty and self-discovery.

It begins in when Lev Perlmutter, an assimilated German Jew fighting in World War I, finds unexpected companionship on the Eastern Front; back at home, his wife Josephine embarks on a clandestine affair of her own.

With that caveat The Empire of the Senses is recommended to readers of literary historical fiction. David Cooper is the author of two poetry ebooks, Glued to the Sky and JFK: Lines of Fire, the translator of Little Promises by Rachel Eshed, a journalist atand an experienced reviewer of : Alexis Landau.

About Empire of the Senses. With groundbreaking contributions by Marshall McLuhan, Oliver Sacks, Italo Calvino and Alain Corbin, among others, Empire of the Senses overturns linguistic and textual models of interpretation and places sensory experience at the forefront of cultural analysis.

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A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year The Empire of the Senses is an enthralling tale of love and war, duty and self-discovery. It begins in when Lev Perlmutter, an assimilated German Jew fighting in World War I, finds unexpected companionship on the Eastern Front; back at home, his wife Josephine embarks on a clandestine affair of her : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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“Empire of the Senses is lush, smart, sexy, affecting, interesting, beautifully researched and well made.

Spending time in the world of this novel is an absolute pleasure.” —Aimee Bender Lev Perlmutter, an assimilated Author: Alexis Landau. Culture. Senses and sensation. Cognition and culture. Howes, David, 19S 7-II.

Series: Sensory formations series. HM6Zl.E67 ZOOS 30~cZZ British Library Cataloguing-in-Publication data ZZ A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library. ISBN 1 0 (Cloth) 1 4 (Paper). Five Senses By: _____ I can see with my eyes.

I can see _____. I can hear with my ears. I can hear _____. I can taste with my tongue. I can taste _____. I can touch with my hands. I can touch _____. I can smell with my nose. I can smell _____.

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