The Quick Body in Early Modern Literature. / Smith, James.

In: Word and Text, Vol. III, No. 2, 12.2013, p. 11-25.

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The Quick Body in Early Modern Literature. / Smith, James.

In: Word and Text, Vol. III, No. 2, 12.2013, p. 11-25.

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Smith J. The Quick Body in Early Modern Literature. Word and Text. 2013 Dec;III(2):11-25.

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Smith, James. / The Quick Body in Early Modern Literature. In: Word and Text. 2013 ; Vol. III, No. 2. pp. 11-25.

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abstract = "This article considers some instances of the word {"}quick{"} in early modern literature: a word which in the period referred to the living - or in a Christian sense, resurrected - body. It discusses the impulse in some early modern texts to pun on the fact that this flexible word for being alive also meant {"}speed{"}. In turn, it compares this with the way in which speed has been an important category for considering the limits of the body under modernity in twentieth-century critical theory.",
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