The Female Body in Western Culture

Suleiman, Susan Rubin (ed.)
Publisher:  Harvard University Press, Cambridge, USA
Year Published:  1986
Price:  $25 cloth; $9.95 paper   Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX6943

The female body has occupied a central place in the Western imagination, inspiriing both attraction and fear, seen as both beautiful and unclean, alluring and dangerous, a source of pleasure and evil. In this book, twenty-three scholars and critics explore these representations and their implications for contemporary art and culture.

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