Of all sinning bodies the gluttonous body is the most public. Personal narrative, mediated body image, and the imperialist politics of economic virtue are considered in turn to derive a hermeneutics of abundance to oppose the modernist regime of scarcity, which I tie to a gnostic metaphysics.
- Body Image
- Georges Bataille
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Visual Arts and Performing Arts
- Literature and Literary Theory