By Carrie Sandahl, Philip Auslander
-Martin F. Norden, collage of Massachusetts-Amherst
This groundbreaking assortment imagines disabled our bodies as "bodies in commotion"-bodies that dance throughout inventive and discursive barriers, hard our knowing of either incapacity and function. within the book's essays, major critics and artists discover issues that variety from theater and dance to multi-media functionality artwork, agit-prop, American signal Language theater, and wheelchair activities. Bodies in Commotion is the 1st assortment to contemplate the together interpretive characteristics of those rising fields, generating a dynamic new source for artists, activists, and scholars.
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As a conclusion, then, I am tempted to say that analyses that address modernity and tradition in binary terms with the presuppositions that each term is to be ¿xed, immutable, homogeneous, mutually exclusive and hierarchically ordered, leave out, willfully or not, the ever-Àickering third term. If the binary logic used in the structuralist activity had depended upon these presuppositions, Lévi-Strauss would never have analyzed dyads as triads, and Barthes would never have developed the concept of the 1eutral.
Bally, 1922) Jakobson takes Saussure’s and Bally’s observations one step further: in his essay “Signe zéro,” he develops the concept of the “zero-sign,” a differential relation between determined and nondetermined terms that appears at all levels of language²grammar, phonology and semantics. For a thorough analysis of the zero concept, see Catharine Diehl, “The Empty Space in Structure. Theories of the =ero from Gauthiot to Deleuze,” Diacritics 38, no. 3 (Fall 2008): 93-119. 7 Deleuze, “+ow Do We Recogninze Structuralism"”, 171.
But the second sentence, “Le marriage était un choix de vie et non le choix d’un homme, d’une situation, d’un statut, contrairement j une pratique hélas répandue de nos jours,” is more ambiguous, as marrying a man for his situation and social status can certainly apply to women in monogamous unions. +ence it is not that the ambiguity in the épanaphore lies in the associative relation of “contrairement j” and thus denotes de¿ance, rebelliousness or debunking, but rather that this association is the means by which a reÀective movement takes place between a ¿rst enclosed, univocal meaning (defying Western preconceived ideas about polygyny) and a second one, which is itself of a dualistic nature.