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Naked : the nude in America

Author / Creator
Dijkstra, Bram
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Creator
Bram Dijkstra
Format
Books
Language
English
Publication
  • New York : Rizzoli, [2010]
  • ©2010
Physical Details
  • 476 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 x 26 cm
ISBNs
9780847833665, 0847833666
OCLC
ocn651074613

  • Includes bibliographical references (page 470) and index.

  • Developing the myth of feminine dependency -- From Hercules to Superman -- The "new" woman : fading flower or scourge of nature? -- The dangerous incursion of physical reality -- Retreat to the dream -- The sexual geography of the human body -- Discovery of the pubes -- The socio-cultural dimension -- Modernism and the anti-classical body aesthetic -- The subconscious and the nude -- Invasion of the Pin-up queens -- The inexorable rise of the breast -- Art, prurience, pop, or porn? -- Naked trends and enduring traditions
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