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The Erotic Reduction: Crossed Flesh in Lea Anderson’s The Featherstonehaughs Draw on the Sketchbooks of Egon Schiele

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The Erotic Reduction : Crossed Flesh in Lea Anderson’s The Featherstonehaughs Draw on the Sketchbooks of Egon Schiele. / Stewart, Nigel Henry.

Performance Phenomenology: To the Thing Itself. ed. / Stuart Grant; Jodie McNeilly; Matthew Wagner. London : Palgrave, 2019. p. 237–260 (Performance Philosophy).

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Stewart, NH 2019, The Erotic Reduction: Crossed Flesh in Lea Anderson’s The Featherstonehaughs Draw on the Sketchbooks of Egon Schiele. in S Grant, J McNeilly & M Wagner (eds), Performance Phenomenology: To the Thing Itself. Performance Philosophy, Palgrave, London, pp. 237–260. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98059-1_12

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Stewart, N. H. (2019). The Erotic Reduction: Crossed Flesh in Lea Anderson’s The Featherstonehaughs Draw on the Sketchbooks of Egon Schiele. In S. Grant, J. McNeilly, & M. Wagner (Eds.), Performance Phenomenology: To the Thing Itself (pp. 237–260). (Performance Philosophy). London: Palgrave. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98059-1_12

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Stewart NH. The Erotic Reduction: Crossed Flesh in Lea Anderson’s The Featherstonehaughs Draw on the Sketchbooks of Egon Schiele. In Grant S, McNeilly J, Wagner M, editors, Performance Phenomenology: To the Thing Itself. London: Palgrave. 2019. p. 237–260. (Performance Philosophy). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98059-1_12

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Stewart, Nigel Henry. / The Erotic Reduction : Crossed Flesh in Lea Anderson’s The Featherstonehaughs Draw on the Sketchbooks of Egon Schiele. Performance Phenomenology: To the Thing Itself. editor / Stuart Grant ; Jodie McNeilly ; Matthew Wagner. London : Palgrave, 2019. pp. 237–260 (Performance Philosophy).

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