New PDF release: Assuming a Body: Transgender and Rhetorics of Materiality

By Gayle Salamon

We think we all know bodies in detail& mdash;that their fabric truth is sure and that this sure bet results in an epistemological fact approximately intercourse, gender, and id. through exploring and giving equivalent weight to transgendered subjectivities, besides the fact that, Gayle Salamon upends those certainties. contemplating questions of transgendered embodiment through phenomenology (Maurice Merleau-Ponty), psychoanalysis (Sigmund Freud and Paul Ferdinand Schilder), and queer conception, Salamon advances an alternate conception of normative and non-normative gender, proving the worth and power of trans adventure for wondering embodiment.

Salamon means that the variation among transgendered and normatively gendered our bodies isn't, in any case, fabric. fairly, she argues that the creation of gender itself depends upon a disjunction among the "felt experience" of the physique and an knowing of the body's corporeal contours, and that this strategy needn't be seen as pathological in nature. analyzing the connection among fabric and phantasmatic money owed of physically being, Salamon emphasizes the efficient tensions that make the physique either current and absent in our realization and paintings to verify and unsettle gendered certainties. She questions conventional theories that specify how the physique involves be& mdash;and involves be made one's personal& mdash;and she deals a brand new framework for wondering what "counts" as a physique. the result's a groundbreaking research into the phenomenological lifetime of gender.

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