Download PDF by Michael Taussig: The Nervous System

By Michael Taussig

ISBN-10: 0415904455

ISBN-13: 9780415904452

ISBN-10: 1138139831

ISBN-13: 9781138139831

In a sequence of fascinating essays ranging over terror, country fetishism, shamanic therapeutic in Latin the United States, homesickness, and where of the tactile eye in either magic and modernity, anthropologist Michael Taussig places into representational perform a curious kind of engaged writing. according to a paranoiac imaginative and prescient of social regulate and its knowing as in an enduring kingdom of emergency leaving no room for contemplation among indicators and issues, those essays hover among story-telling and excessive conception and therefore create unusual new modes of severe discourse. The apprehensive System will attract writers, students, artists, movie makers, and readers attracted to severe concept, aesthetics, and politics.

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