TWO INTERVENTIONS ON BODIES (1989, 7,800 words)

Discourses about the body are followed through Bakhtin, Hobbes, Freud, and Foucault to an updating of Marxism, arguing against bourgeois individualism that subject is a limit-zone of collective bodies. A viable materialist but dialectical theory of the body, and consequently a viable theory of the subject, still seems lacking.  Appended is an unpublished response to papers in a colloquium on Bodies.

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