|aTextual bodies :|bchanging boundaries of literary representation /|cedited by Lori Hope Lefkovitz.
|aAlbany, NY :|bState University of New York Press,|cc1997.
|ax, 291 p. ;|c24 cm.
|aSUNY series, the body in culture, history, and religion
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|tIntroduction : textual bodies; changing boundaries of literary representation /|rLori Hope Lefkovitz --|tSappho's body in pieces /|rPage duBois --|tAristotle, gynecology, and the body sick with desire /|rRobert Con Davis --|tCross-dressing in medieval romance /|rRoberta Davidson --|tDevotion and defilement : the Blessed Virgin Mary and the corporeal hagiographics of Chaucer's Prioress's tale /|rRichard Rambuss --|tThe somaticized text : corporeal semiotic in a late medieval female hagiography /|rSheila Delany --|tShape-shifting : fashion, gender, and metamorphosis in eighteenth-century England /|rDeborah Laycock --|tMind over matter : sexuality and where the "body happens to be" in the Alice books /|rDonald Rackin --|tOeuvres intertwined : Walter Pater and Antoine Watteau /|rGita Rajan -- Florence Nightingale and the negation of the body /|rMiriam Bailin --|tSlapping women : Ibsen's Nora, Strindberg's Julie, and Freud's Dora /|rFreddie Rokem --|tThe "mutilating body" and the decomposing text : recovery in Kathy Acker's Great expectations /|rMartina Sciolino.