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corporeal

Tangible real or personal property; things you can touch. Contrast with incorporeal property such as easements (a right to use, but not a right to, property) and goodwill.

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The bodily sign described in language renders language corporeal, just as it emphasises corporeality as a language in itself.
In The Corporeal Self Cameron argued that Religious Affections should be regarded not only as Edwards's major and "most moving" work but also as the privileged site of corporeality and its erasure of the interiority of persons (CS 10).
10) Emphasizing the corporeality of media representations of the refugee and migrant labourer (in this case, in non-fiction) therefore illustrates the simultaneously trivialized and essentialized underminings of the political or psychological profundity of the migrant state--relegating her signification to the visual suffering of her isolated body.
Whether their second self had been an alter ego that emerged and overwhelmed them may be unknowable; corporeality harbors the potential for multiple personas.
Broadly speaking, then, the first category is made up of critics who focus particularly on Northern Irish male poets in terms of political violence enacted upon the body, resulting in a traumatic dispersed, fragmented, or dismembered corporeality.
3] The Rabelaisian corporeality of Carter's novel emphasizes the dual body, the lower bodily stratum, and the iconoclastic ambiguities of language and image in reclamation of the bodily potential that is effaced by discourses of scientific and masculinist rationalism.
Nevertheless, the credibility of the church's proclamation hinges critically on the authentically lived corporeality of its witness (Matt 25:31-46; James 2:14-26).
The unsublimated past threatens the patron because it proffers the possibility that such a past might propel him into an encounter with not only his own corporeality but with the previously subordinated corporeality of others (disavowed "servants") on whom his mastery in the present depends.
There is no denying the fact that corporeal reality has its own place in the hierarchy of existence, but what has ironically been lost in the emergence of modern cosmology is exactly the relative aspect of corporeality.
Yet Kitano's international acceptance as artist is still tied inextricably to the body of the Beat, in his modified incarnation as action star--another type of clown, subjected to a devastating parody in Takeshis' when "Kitano" films a scene for his latest film--due both to the stubborn persistence of corporeality (no matter how many times he is "suicided" on screen, the Beat recurs in film after film) and the dictates of commercial reality: the Beat-less Dolls, Kids Return (1996) and A Scene by the Sea (1991) have never received a proper release in North America.
Downes disrupts this opposition by demonstrating that while revolutionaries rejected the effeminate corporeality of monarchism, democracy continues to demand that the "political voice confront its irreducible relationship to embodied .
Literary scholars have, in recent years, begun to look at bodies as sites of analysis; corporeality, which was at one point the domain of philosophers and cultural studies, rightly begins to inform literary studies as well.