Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-163) and index.
Skin's eclipses in Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway -- Materializing invisibility as x-ray technology : skin matters in Ralph Ellison's Invisible man -- Skin harvests : automation and chromatism in Thomas Pynchon's "The secret integration" and Gravity's rainbow -- Scratching the sensory surface in Kathy Acker's Empire of the senseless.
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