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The written and overwritten text, the writing surface, and the skin as the surface of the writer thus enter into a complex relationship in Chaucer's short poem. They do so even more because this particular Chaucer, this Adam, ...

Author: Nicole Nyffenegger

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 9783110578133

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 280

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Owing to its relatedness to parchment as the primary writing matter of the Middle Ages, human skin was not only a topic to write about in medieval texts, it was also conceived of as an inscribable surface, both in the material and in the figurative sense. This volume explores the textuality of human skin as discussed by Geoffrey Chaucer and other writers (medical, religious, philosophical, and literary) of the fourteenth and fifteenth century. It presents four main aspects of the complex relations between text, parchment, and human skin as they have been discussed in recent scholarship. These four aspects are, first, the (mostly figurative) resonances between parchment-making and transformations of human skin, second, parchment as a space of contact between animal and human spheres, third, human skin and parchment as sites where (gender) identities are negotiated, and fourth, the place of medieval skin studies within cultural studies and its relationship to the major concerns of cultural studies: the difficult demarcation of skin from body, the instability of any inscription, and the skin’s precarious state as an entity of its own.
2018-09-10 By Nicole Nyffenegger

But then, exasperating the person sitting behind her, Lalia leant over to Hermione and whispered, 'Daniel will never be alone if he can write music like that. Someone will always love him, won't they?' and gave a soft laugh. 'Hush!

Author: Sara Banerji

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781448208449

Category: Fiction

Page: 212

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When Hermione - eccentric, seventy and returned from India to a 'safe' life in the Home Counties - encounters Slug street-painting on the pavement, she employs him as assistant gardener. Slug, who has the motto ' Never Grow Old' tattooed across his head, will soon sort out Gerald, the pin-striped head gardener, soften his ruthless marshalling of her plants and introduce a more effusive atmosphere to her estate. But when Hugh, Hermione's huge husband, dies, Slug's skinhead cronies begin to threaten her peace, and Hermione retreats to the chaos of India, chasing the memories of her previous life. What happened to the young Indian with whom she fell passionately in love when she was nineteen, and who had insisted that she marry the more ' suitable' Hugh? Can she recreate the dream of over fifty years ago? Writing on Skin is blackly comic in its humour and sweeping in its imaginative scope.
2012-03-30 By Sara Banerji

write out their skin in autobiographies; here the 'dermographia' or Freud's inscriptions on his mystic writing-pad are literalised and literarised. I use the term 'skin autobiographies' to group autobiographies, patent or legible as ...

Author: Sara Ahmed

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134593989

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

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This exciting collection of work from leading feminist scholars including Elspeth Probyn, Penelope Deutscher and Chantal Nadeau engages with and extends the growing feminist literature on lived and imagined embodiment and argues for consideration of the skin as a site where bodies take form - already written upon but open to endless re-inscription. Individual chapters consider such issues as the significance of piercing, tattooing and tanning, the assault of self harm upon the skin, the relation between body painting and the land among the indigenous people of Australia and the cultural economy of fur in Canada. Pierced, mutilated and marked, mortified and glorified, scarred by disease and stretched and enveloping the skin of another in pregnancy, skin is seen here as both a boundary and a point of connection - the place where one touches and is touched by others; both the most private of experiences and the most public marker of a raced, sexed and national history.
2003-09-02 By Sara Ahmed

Author: Sara Banerji


ISBN: UVA:X002575315

Category: English fiction

Page: 203

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1994 By Sara Banerji

... 97, 190–192, 194 psychosomatics versus conversion, 189–193,214 relational skin, 176–177 skin as support matrix, 158–159 skin writing and touch, 182 somatic access to, 45–46, 200–202, 207,213, 214–215 somatic symptom formation types, ...

Author: Nicola Diamond

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470019429

Category: Psychology

Page: 234

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Between Skins challenges individualistic accounts of the body in psychoanalysis. Drawing on philosophy, contemporary neurobiology and developmental research, Nicola Diamond explores the ways in which bodily processes and skin experience are inseparable from the field of language and environmental context. The first book to address epistemological implications for a new understanding of the body and embodiment - offers a new perspective on the division between mind, body and world Brings together a philosophical phenomenological account of body experience with key concepts from psychoanalysis, developmental research and neuroscience Responds to a growing interest in the body and psychoanalysis, and considers some limitations in neuro-biological accounts of brain-body processes for psychoanalytical understanding
2013-05-28 By Nicola Diamond

In 1998 when I commenced writingSkin for Skin” I felt it could be helpful to our family, especially my grandchildren. They were for the most part spared from much of the day to day struggle in our family's criminal case.

Author: Jaime Alvarez

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781468509533

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 200

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2012-02-07 By Jaime Alvarez

I wanted to write about the effect of a worldwide disaster on Torak and his people. I had no idea that by the time I finished writing Skin Taker, most of the world would be in lockdown, battling the threat of Covid-19.

Author: Michelle Paver

Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd

ISBN: 9781789542431

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

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In a new Wolf Brother adventure, Torak, Renn and Wolf face a devastating Dark Time that threatens everything they know. Something is coming that will test the Clans as never before, as they forge new ways to live and thrive in their beloved Forest.
2021-04-01 By Michelle Paver

'Derma' means skin. 'Graphia' means writing: skin writing. The classic medical photographs always show a patient who's had someone 'write' on them with the wrong end ofa pencil, so that the word 'dermatographia' appears.

Author: Geoff Nicholson

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN: 9781429954853

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

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A cartographic thriller with so many twists and turns it requires its own map A cartography-obsessed misfit clerk from an antique map store in a district that's not quite trendy yet. A bold young woman chasing the answer to a question she can't quite formulate. A petty criminal hoping the parking lot he's just purchased is the ticket to a new life of respectability with his school-age daughter. A ruthless but vulnerable killer and his disgruntled accomplice. In The City Under the Skin, it's not fate that will bind these characters together but something more concrete and sinister: the appearance of a group of mysterious women, their backs crudely and extensively tattooed with maps. They have been kidnapped, marked, and released, otherwise unharmed. When one turns up on the doorstep of the map shop and abruptly bares her back, only to be hustled away by a man in a beat-up blue Cadillac, it's the misfit clerk Zak, pushed by his curious new friend Marilyn, who finds himself reluctantly entering a criminal underworld whose existence he'd prefer to ignore. In this haunting literary thriller, Geoff Nicholson paints a deft portrait of a city in transition. His sharply drawn characters are people desperate to know where they are but scared of being truly seen. A meditation on obsession and revenge, a hymn to the joys of urban exploration, The City Under the Skin is a wholly original novel about the indelible scars we both live with and inflict on others.
2014-06-03 By Geoff Nicholson

Writing Skin was a delightful experience because the process took me into so many interesting places, physically and mentally. I talked with dermatologists and tattoo artists. I corresponded with rosacea activists, aesthetic surgeons, ...

Author: Nina G. Jablonski

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520954816

Category: Social Science

Page: 288

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We expose it, cover it, paint it, tattoo it, scar it, and pierce it. Our intimate connection with the world, skin protects us while advertising our health, our identity, and our individuality. This dazzling synthetic overview is a complete guidebook to the pliable covering that makes us who we are. Skin: A Natural History celebrates the evolution of three unique attributes of human skin: its naked sweatiness, its distinctive sepia rainbow of colors, and its remarkable range of decorations. Jablonski places the rich cultural canvas of skin within its broader biological context for the first time, and the result is a tremendously engaging look at us.
2013-02-20 By Nina G. Jablonski

ANALYSIS TECHNIQUE Dermatographic literally means “skin writing.” Skin turns red and swells at the slightest scrape. 1. Begin by cleansing the skin with a very mild, nonfoaming, fragrance-free cleanser using cool, wet cotton pads.

Author: Mark Lees

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781133708391

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 514

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This all new edition of Skin Care: Beyond the Basics builds upon the strong reputation of its predecessors as an outstanding resource for the advanced esthetics student. Using plain language, it explains real-world scenarios and profiles what estheticians will experience when they are practicing in the clinic environment. Detailed information on subjects such as acne, sensitive skin, cosmetic ingredients and clinical management of aging skin is included. The subject matter is presented in a direct manner which leads to proven understanding in the classroom and positive client outcomes in the student clinic. This book is a must-have resource for the esthetics student and will remain a trusted reference tool for them throughout their career. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
2013-06-25 By Mark Lees

Writing touches upon bodies along the absolute limit separating the sense of the one from the skin and nerves of the other” (Nancy 11, italics in the original). Now, we can employ Didier Anzieu's theory on skin, specifically his idea ...

Author: Caroline Rosenthal

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781443875189

Category: Social Science

Page: 352

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Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, this volume explores representations of skin in literature, art, art history, visual media, and medicine and its history. The essays collected here probe the symbolic potential of skin as a shifting sign in various historical and cultural contexts, and also examine the material and organic properties of the body’s largest organ. They deal with skin as a sensual organ, as an interface or contact zone, as the visual marker of identity, and as a lieu de memoire in different periods and media. In its material characteristics, skin is regarded as a medium, a canvas, a surface, and an object of both artistic and medical investigations. The contributions investigate representations of skin in sculpture, painting, film, and fictional, as well as non-fictional, texts from the 16th century to the present. The topics addressed here include the problematic representation of racial identity via skin colour in various media; the sensual qualities of the skin, such as smell or taste; the form and function of tattoos as markers of personal, as well as collective, identity; and scars as signifiers of personal pain and collective suffering.
2015-02-05 By Caroline Rosenthal

Authors may have a complex mix of motives for being published, such as: their passion for writing, their compulsion to be read by others, ... ACTIVITY 4.3 Imagine you were asked to write the essay 'The effect of sunlight on the skin.

Author: Trevor Day

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 9781137247841


Page: 232

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Helps students to develop confidence, technique and clarity of purpose as a writer in their discipline. Takes the reader through the complete writing process from understanding the task through researching, reading and planning, to drafting and composing, reviewing and finalising their copy with many self-study exercises included throughout.
2013-11-18 By Trevor Day

book as a garment, and living or dying in consequence of whether its skin is that of a dead animal or an immortal being: The books that men write are made of the skins of dead animals or some other corruptible material.

Author: Sarah Kay

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226436739

Category: Art

Page: 203

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Sarah Kay s interests in this book are, first, to examine how medieval bestiaries depict and challenge the boundary between humans and other animals; and second, to register the effects on readers of bestiaries by the simple fact that parchment, the writing support of virtually all medieval texts, is a refined form of animal skin. Surveying the most important works created from the ninth through the thirteenth centuries, Kay connects nature to behavior to Christian doctrine or moral teaching across a range of texts. As Kay shows, medieval thought (like today) was fraught with competing theories about human exceptionalism within creation. Given that medieval bestiaries involve the inscription of texts about and images of animals onto animal hides, these texts, she argues, invite readers to reflect on the inherent fragility of bodies, both human and animal, and the difficulty of distinguishing between skin as a site of mere inscription and skin as a containing envelope for sentient life. It has been more than fifty years since the last major consideration of medieval Latin and French bestiaries was published. Kay brings us up to date in the archive, and contributes to current discussions among animal studies theorists, manuscript studies scholars, historians of the book, and medievalists of many stripes."
2017-02-24 By Sarah Kay

One last thing: while writing Skin, I simultaneously wrote and recorded an album with my band, Absent Fathers. While it's not a soundtrack exactly, I've come to think of it as an accompaniment of sorts. If you'd like to hear it, ...

Author: Liam Brown

Publisher: Legend Press Ltd

ISBN: 9781789550399

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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A strange virus is sweeping the globe. Humans have become allergic to one another. Simply standing next to somebody could be a death sentence. A kiss could be fatal. Angela is a woman trying to get by in this bewildering new world. Though she still lives with her husband and children, they lead separate lives. Confined to their rooms, they communicate via their computers and phones. In some ways, very little has changed. That is, until she spots a mysterious stranger walking through town without even a face mask for protection. A man, it seems, immune to this disease. A man unlike anyone else she knows. A man it might just be safe to touch... REVIEWS 'If Brave New World and 1984 were combined and whisked into this century, they couldn't be more impressive than Liam Brown's superb story' Celia Anderson SHORTLISTED FOR THE GUARDIAN'S NOT THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019 'Gripping and thought provoking... I loved every moment of it' Hannah Persaud 'A lyrical dystopian fever dream' Margot Douaihy
2019-05-01 By Liam Brown

First, what did it mean for Beckett to write Watt during the Second World War? With the help of Didier Anzieu's concept of 'the Skin Ego', I explore the possibility that in Watt Beckett was attempting to 'weave a symbolic skin' (1989: ...

Author: Mariko Hori Tanaka

Publisher: Manchester University Press

ISBN: 9781526121363

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 216

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Samuel Beckett and trauma is the first book that specifically addresses the question of trauma in Beckett, taking into account the recent rise of trauma studies in literature. Beckett is an author whose works are strongly related to the psychological and historical trauma of our age. His works not only explore the multifarious aspects of trauma but also radically challenge our conception of trauma itself by the unique syntax of language, aesthetics of fragmentation, bodily malfunctions and the creation of void. Instead of simply applying current trauma theories to Beckett, this book provides new perspectives that will expand and alter them by employing other theoretical frameworks in literature, theatre, art, philosophy and psychoanalysis. It will inspire anybody interested in literature and trauma, including specialists and students working on twentieth-century world literature, comparative studies, trauma studies and theatre /art.
2018-07-06 By Mariko Hori Tanaka

I started writing Skin Deep for the Style Pages of The New York Times in my mid- to late-twenties, when I was single and could go out until 1 A.M. on a weekday without major repercussions in the morning. Now I am a decade older and ...

Author: Bee Shapiro

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 9781683351573

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

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In this collection of more than 40 columns, New York Times beauty writer Bee Shapiro gets the world’s most photographed people to share their most intimate rituals: daily skin care regimens, opinions on makeup, hair care, diet and exercise, and the way beauty has evolved for each person over the course of his or her life. Beauty—unlike fashion—is something almost anyone can participate in and still have stellar results: the moisturizer that Emma Roberts buys at Whole Foods is just as accessible to any other 26-year-old.Skin Deep is an in-depth look at the surprising role that beauty plays in our lives, the large or small amount of work it involves on a daily basis, the money spent, the time taken, and what it means to everyone from ballet dancers to musicians, models to powerful entrepreneurs. You’ll learn how Kylie Jenner gets Instagram-ready; the preferred face mask of supermodel Natalia Vodianova; what beauty staples Olympian Allyson Felix uses off the track; and exactly what makes Martha Stewart’s skin-care regimen cost $2,000. Including 10 new subjects, alongside favorites like Gwyneth Paltrow, Priyanka Chopra, and Anna Kendrick, plus sidebars and photography, Skin Deep takes an intriguing look at contemporary beauty, not only through entertaining celebrity interviews, but with in-depth guidance from names like Christophe Robin and Patrick Ta, as well as other beauty experts, and through Shapiro’s own look at popular trends—for both a sense of context and a wealth of applicable beauty advice.
2017-09-12 By Bee Shapiro

... on Zizek's reading of Lacan's ”subject presumed to know” to explain the tattooist's seemingly uncanny knowledge of his client's hidden diabolism.3 I will also use Lacan's concepts of the objet a and "true envy” 1 16 Writing Skin.

Author: Sheila L. Cavanagh

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 9780230365063

Category: Social Science

Page: 277

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Skin, Culture and Psychoanalysis sets out to query the intersection of cultural and psychical meanings of skin in the contemporary moment as skin responds to new (and old) pressures and articulations. A variety of topics are herein addressed including the symbolic dominance of white skin, racialization, tattooing, cosmetic surgery, fabric skins, skin eruptions, second skins, the skin in self-harm, and skin as a site of psychic repair. The authors engage an array of objects and approaches from the clinical domain, literary fiction, television, film, video art, photography, fashion design, and poetry. In doing so, they highlight the situation of skin as a socially and culturally mediated exterior simultaneously negotiated at the interior or psychical level. This collection locates skin at the centre of inquiry, rather than as a jumping-off point from which to explore 'deeper' or 'thicker' issues, which tends to happen when skin is treated synecdochically as a stand-in for the body itself. Here, skin is a cultural object, and a psychical object, in its own right.
2013-01-21 By Sheila L. Cavanagh

Final Draft Layers of the Skin Selin Simon Part 1 Skin is technically an organ because it is composed of several kinds of tissues that are structurally arranged to function together . In fact , it is the largest organ of Topic sentence ...

Author: Lee E. Brandon


ISBN: 061834506X

Category: College readers

Page: 531

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2004 By Lee E. Brandon

Parchment Parchment (or vellum, which seems to be more or less identical, but if anything denotes paper of a higher quality) is a thin material, made from calf, goat or sheepskin, which was used for writing on before it was largely ...

Author: Robert D. Cohen

Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 9781780884936

Category: Medical

Page: 112

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This is the last of a series of books describing the history, science, medicine, artistic representation and cuisine of various body parts. The first was Man and the Liver – the role of the liver, from early times to the present (Matador, December 2011), followed by NEPHROSAPIENS, dealing with the kidney (Matador, December 2011) andSPLANCREAS – spleen, pancreas, heart, lungs, brain and testicles (Matador, January 2013) and A Muscle Odyssey – history, evolution, embryology, anatomy, physiology, pathology of muscle and its roles in art and music (Matador, March 2013). Robert D. Cohen has divided Skin and Bone into separate sections for skin and bone, though they often overlap. Chapter 1 covers the evolution, anatomy and physiology of the skin. Chapter 2 details skin diseases, Chapter 3 is on the evolution, anatomy, physiology and biochemistry of bone and Chapter 4 informs the reader about bone diseases. The book also contains a glossary and an index. Like Robert’s previous books, Skin and Bone will appeal to readers interested in human biology.
2013-10-01 By Robert D. Cohen

This review of crime fiction traces its development in England from the Victorian days of Newgate Calendar and Strand Magazine through to Conan Doyle and Agatha Cristie, as well as the American interpretations of Raymond Chandler and ...

Author: Stephen Knight


ISBN: OCLC:826413362

Category: Crime in literature


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This review of crime fiction traces its development in England from the Victorian days of Newgate Calendar and Strand Magazine through to Conan Doyle and Agatha Cristie, as well as the American interpretations of Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett. Modern crime fiction, such as The silence of the lambs, with its graphic representation of violence and origins in true crime is also discussed. (SLNSW Infocus item no. 1704).
1991 By Stephen Knight

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