By Frances E. Mascia-Lees
A better half to the Anthropology of the physique and Embodiment bargains unique essays that research old and modern ways to conceptualizations of the body.
- In this ground-breaking paintings at the physique and embodiment, the most recent scholarship from anthropology and similar social technological know-how fields is gifted, delivering new insights on physique politics and the adventure of the body
- Original chapters disguise historic and modern methods and spotlight new study frameworks
- Reflects the expanding value of embodiment and its ethnographic contexts inside anthropology
- Highlights the expanding emphasis on interpreting the creation of medical, technological, and scientific services in learning our bodies and embodiment
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With throbbing precepts that push against the conceptual membrane that encloses the world of active semiosis of articulate speech” (Daniel 1994: 233). Pain and beauty are also similar in that both put “language on trial;” but they do so in different ways: “beauty finds language wanting because of beauty’s profound inexhaustibility; pain finds language wanting in pain’s excruciating particularity” (Daniel 1994: 233). ” Thus beauty’s objectification is “generous,” “opening out to the world, inviting further signs, objects, and interpretants;” pain, by contrast “closes in on itself;” it finds “affirmation not in its extension but intensification” (Daniel 1994: 233).
5 What was important to the Arts and Crafts Movement, then, was not merely or even primarily the particular look of an object but the mode in which it was crafted, the sensuous and intellectual labor that went into making it, and its integration into the everyday life of all classes (Crawford 2004: 59). The Arts and Crafts aesthetic is therefore better understood as an approach to the making and dissemination of objects based on socialist principles than as a unified style based on specific design principles (Kaplan 2004: 11).
Valentine Daniel’s 1994 comparison of beauty and pain as aesthetic experiences in “The Individual in Terror” is particularly instructive. Focusing specifically on the relationship of beauty and pain to language, he argues that both are “concerned with the sensory ... with throbbing precepts that push against the conceptual membrane that encloses the world of active semiosis of articulate speech” (Daniel 1994: 233). Pain and beauty are also similar in that both put “language on trial;” but they do so in different ways: “beauty finds language wanting because of beauty’s profound inexhaustibility; pain finds language wanting in pain’s excruciating particularity” (Daniel 1994: 233).
A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment by Frances E. Mascia-Lees