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Power of GentlenessMeditations on the Risk of Living$
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Anne Dufourmantelle

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780823279586

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2018

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823279586.001.0001

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Sensory Celebration (II)

Sensory Celebration (II)

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(p.55) Sensory Celebration (II)
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Power of Gentleness
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Anne Dufourmantelle

, Katherine Payne, Vincent Sallé
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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823279586.003.0019

Gentleness involves the body; its power distilled by the senses. We cannot possess gentleness. Gentleness has no fixed location in the body. It is erotic in all possible ways. Its power distils itself in the senses. Dufourmantelle discusses caress and Levinas.

Keywords:   body, caress, erotic, gentleness, power, sense, touch

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