By Sidia Fiorato,John Drakakis
In the Renaissance interval the physique emerges because the repository of social and cultural forces and a privileged metaphor for political practices and criminal codification. as a result of its ambivalent expressive strength, it represents the seat and the skill for the functionality of normative identification and while of alterity. The essays of the gathering deal with the manifold articulations of this subject, demonstrating how the inscription of the physique in the discursive spheres of gender identification, sexuality, legislation, and politics align its materiality with discourses whose results are themselves fabric. the classy and performative size of legislation tell the debates at the juridical structure of authority, in addition to its mirrored image at the formation and the moulding of person subjectivity. additionally, the inherently theatrical parts of the legislation locate an analogy within the renowned theatre, the place juridical practices are represented, challenged, sometimes subverted or created. The works analyzed within the quantity, of their considerable spectre of themes and contexts objective at demonstrating how within the Renaissance interval the physique was once the privileged concentration of the social, criminal and cultural imagination.
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