Volume 11 Contents

Wrestling Bodies: An Introduction
Zoe Detsi-Diamanti, Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou, Effie Yiannopoulou

Part I: Bodies Wrestling with Representation

Metaphors of a Body Meant to Die
Costas Canakis

Getting Dirty with the Body: Abjection in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Panagiota Petkou

Ill Bodies, Diseased Texts: Writing and Reading as Contamination in Francisco Delicado's Portrait of Lozana and Juan Goytisolo's The Virtues of the Solitary Bird
Victoria Rivera-Cordero

Let's Get Physical: Heidegger's Cyborg and the Vicissitudes of the Machine / Body
Bernd Herzogenrath

Mechanical Choreographies of an "Evolutionary Alchemist": Stelarc's Techno Body and Multimedia Performance
Tatiani Rapatzikou

Part II: Bodies Wrestling Against Social and Cultural Regulation

Foreign Bodies: The Grotesque Body in the Fiction of Jeanette Winterson
Paulina Palmer

Consider the Blonde Head Severed: Subverting Beauty in Victorian Literature
Goldie Morgentaler

Perseus's Shield: The Politics of the Body in Humanitarian Campaigns
Gregory Paschalidis

The Body In Situ, the Body in Crisis: From the Happenings of Allan Kaprow to the Vienna Actionists
Claudine Armand

Corporeality and the Metropolis: Dissolving the Body in Paul Auster's The New York Trilogy
Betty Nigianni

Book Reviews

Sceats, Sarah
Food, Consumption and the Body in Contemporary Women's Fiction.

Ruth Parkin-Gounelas

LeBesco, Kathleen
Revolting Bodies? The Struggle to Redefine Fat Identity.

Suzanne Raitt

Kember, Sarah
Cyberfeminism and Artificial Life.

Domna Pastourmatzi

Laqueur, Thomas
Solitary Sex: A Cultural History of Masturbation.

Katerina Kitsi-Mytakou

Ahmed, Sara and Jackie Stacey, eds.
Thinking Through the Skin.

Radhika Mohanram