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Ubiquitous in the streets and brothels of nineteenth-century Paris, the prostitute was even present in the novels and paintings of the time. This book discusses how these representations of the sexually available woman express male ambivalence about desire, money, class, and the body.
Sexuality & Space's interdisciplinary essays address gender in relation to architectural discourse and critical theory, focusing on the relationships between sexuality and space hidden within everyday practices. Contributors include Jennifer Bloomer, Victor Burgin, Beatriz Colomina, Elizabeth Grosz, Catherine Ingraham, Meaghan Morris, Laura Mulvey, Molly Nesbit, Alessandra Ponte, Lynn Spigel, Patricia...
By Tosio Kato
The present article is based on the Fermi Lectures I gave in May, 1985, at Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, in which I discussed various methods for solving the Cauchy problem for abstract nonlinear differential equations of evolution type.
By Peter Clecak
Unlike many other writers, who portray the 1960s as a time of hope, vitality, and activism and the 1970s as a period of deadening self-absorption, Peter Clecak instead offers a more optimistic reappraisal of America's recent past. Pointing out the remarkable unities between these two decades, Clecak forcefully argues that...