Bodywriting: Reading List

A creative writing course taught by Clyde Smith
at the Ohio State University, Autumn 1998


Carol-Lynne Moore–“Body Metaphors: Some Implications for Movement
Education” from Interchange, vol 18, no. 3 (Fall 1987)

Laurel Richardson–“Writing: A Method of Inquiry” (1994)
chapter in Handbook of Qualitative Research edited by Denzin & Lincoln

Bone, Breath & Gesture (1995) edited by Don Johnson
introduction by Don Johnson
chapter by Thomas Hanna, What Is Somatics?

Clyde F. Smith–miscellanous short pieces

Body Studies

Michel Foucault “Docile bodies” chapter from Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison

Marcel Mauss–“The notion of body techniques”
chapter from Sociology and Psychology: Essays by Mauss (1979)

Bodylore (1993) edited by Katharine Young
Preface, Introduction and Annotated Bibliography

The 1960s

Germaine Greer
“Hair” chapter from The Female Eunuch (1971)

H. Rap Brown
Chapter 1 from Die Nigger Die (1969)

HAIR–the musical
lyrics to title song

Nora Sayre–selections from Sixties Going On Seventies (1970?)

Thomas Hanna–chapter 1 from Bodies in Revolt (1969?)

Queer Bodies

Kate Bornstein–chapters 2 and 3 from Gender Outlaw: On men, women and
the rest of us (1994)

Tim Miller–“My Queer Body” a performance script
in sharing the delirium (1994) edited by Therese Jones

Keith Hennessy pamphlet–“Addressing the Queer Man’s Role in The New World Anarchy and the Future of the Men’s Movements in the dis/United States” (1992)

Technology and the Virtual Body

Donna Haraway–“A Cyborg Manifesto”
from Simians, Cyborgs, and Women (1991)

J. G. Ballard
first chapter from crash (1973)

miscellaneous selections from Mondo Barbie: An Anthology of Fiction and Poetry (1993) edited by Richard Peabody & Lucinda Ebersole

Performing Bodies

Sally Banes
chapter 6 from Greenwich Village: Avant-Garde Performance and the
Effervescent Body (1993)

ReSearch #13: Angry Women
interviews with Carolee Schneemann and Linda Montano