Table of contents for Empire of the senses : the sensual culture reader / edited by David Howes.

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Contents
Acknowledgments	ix
Introduction	1
Part IThe Prescience of the Senses
Culture Tunes Our Neurons	21
1	The Mind's Eye: What the Blind See
	Oliver Sack	25
2	Inside the Five-sense Sensorium
	Marshall McLuhan	43
Part IIThe Shifting Sensorium
Historicizing Perception	55
3	Remembering the Senses
	Susan Stewart	59
4	The Witch's Senses: Sensory Ideologies and Transgressive 
	Femininities from the Renaissance to Modernity
	Constance Classen	70
5	The Senses Divided: Organs, Objects, and Media in Early 
	Modern England
	Carla Mazzio	85
6	The Death of the Sensuous Chemist: The 'New' Chemistry 
	and the Transformation of Sensuous Technology
	Lissa Roberts	106
7	Charting the Cultural History of the Senses
	Alain Corbin	128
Part IIISensescapes
Sensation in Cultural Context	143
8	McLuhan in the Rainforest: The Sensory Worlds of 
	Oral Cultures
	Constance Classen	147
9	Consciousness as 'Feeling in the Body': A West African 
	Theory of Embodiment, Emotion and the Making of Mind
	Kathryn Linn Guerts	164
10	Places Senses, Senses Placed: Epistemology of 
	Environments
	Steven Feld	179
11	The Tea Ceremony: A Symbolic Analysis
	Dorinne Kondo	192
12	Engaging the Spirits of Modernity: Temiar Songs of a 
	Changing World
	Marina Roseman	212
13	Home Cooking: Filipino Women and Geographies of the 
	Senses in Hong Kong
	Lisa Law	224
Part IVThe Aestheticization of Everyday Life
Aestheticization Takes Command	245
14	A Tonic of Wildness: Sensuousness in Henry David Thoreau
	Victor Carl Friesen	251
15	Volatile Effects: Olfactory Dimensions of Art and Architecture
	Jim Drobnick	265
16	HYPERESTHESIA, or, The Sensual Logic of Late Capitalism
	David Howes	281
17	Under the Jaguar Sun
	Italo Calvino	304
18	Michel Serres' Five Senses
	Steven Connor	318
19	Darwin's Disgust
	William Ian Miller	335
Part VThe Derangement of the Senses
The Senses Disordered	357
20	Strindberg's 'Deranged Sensations'
	Hans-Göran Ekman	361
21	Movement, Stillness: On the Sensory World of a Shelter for 
	the 'Homeless Mentally Ill'
	Robert Desjarlais	369
22	Dystoposthesia: Emplacing Environmental Sensitivities
	Christopher Fletcher	380
Sensory Bibliography
Forming Perceptions	399
Fifty Ways to Come to your Senses	404
List of Contributors	407
Copyright Acknowledgments	409
Index	412

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Culture.
Senses and sensation.
Cognition and culture.