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By Mark Seltzer

ISBN-10: 0415900212

ISBN-13: 9780415900218

ISBN-10: 1138829528

ISBN-13: 9781138829527

Bodies and Machines is a awesome and persuasive exam of the body-machine complicated and its results at the glossy American cultural mind's eye. Bodies and Machines, first released in 1992, explores the hyperlinks among ideas of illustration and social and medical applied sciences of strength in a variety of realist and naturalist discourses and practices. Seltzer attracts on realist and naturalist writing, akin to the paintings of Hawthorne and Henry James, and the discourses which tell it: from scouting manuals and the programmes of systematic administration to debts of sexual biology and the rituals of shopper tradition. He explores different heavily produced and mass-consumed cultural kinds, together with visible representations comparable to composite images, scale types, and the unbelievable iconography of standardization.

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