Empire of the Senses: The Sensual Culture Reader

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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. The senses are gateways of knowledge, instruments of power, sources of pleasure and pain - and they are subject to dramatically different constructions in different societies and periods. Empire of the Senses charts the new terrains opened up by the sensual ...

Empire of the Senses: The Sensual Culture Reader 2004, Berg Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9781859738634

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Empire of the Senses: The Sensual Culture Reader 2004, Berg 3pl, New York

ISBN-13: 9781859738580

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