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The boy

Author: Germaine Greer
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With over two hundred images drawn from the whole history of Western art, illustrating the vicissitudes of the beautiful male, as toy boy, virgin soldier, naked martyr or winged genius, angel or seducer, narcissist or worshipper, we are invited to appreciate boys in all their sensuality, spontaneity and vulnerability. In exploring the iconic ideal of the beautiful boy, whether a sculpture of Cupid or David, a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildband
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Germaine Greer
ISBN: 050023809X 9780500238097 9780500284889 0500284881
OCLC Number: 52783739
Description: 256 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. What is a Boy? --
Ch. 2. The Boy is Beautiful --
Ch. 3. Love is a Boy --
Ch. 4. The Castration of Cupid --
Ch. 5. The Passive Love Object --
Ch. 6. Play Boys --
Ch. 7. Servant Boys --
Ch. 8. Soldier Boys --
Ch. 9. The Icon of Male Vulnerability --
Ch. 10. The Female Gaze.
Responsibility: Germaine Greer.

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In a series of illustrated themes, ranging from the boy as a passive love object to soldier boys, from the boy under the female gaze to what is a boy, this title invites us to appreciate boys in all  Read more...

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