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TABLE OF CONTENTS Acknowledgments ii Chapter I 1. Introduction: The Body and the Real 1 2. Courting the Real of the Body: The Book of Daniel 17 Chapter II Desire, Corporeality, and the Real in V. 47 Chapter III Faraway, So Close: Hyperreal Density and Disappearing Bodies in The Buenos Aires Affair 115 Chapter IV The Body Factor: Language, Corporeality, and Utopia in Il pianeta irritabile 185 Conclusion ¿Something Rotten in Law¿: The Body, the Harrow, and the Perverse Core of the Symbolic 270 Works Cited 280
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Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Pynchon, Thomas -- Criticism and interpretation.
Puig, Manuel -- Criticism and interpretation.
Volponi, Paolo -- Criticism and interpretation.
Body, Human, in literature.