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The Female body in western culture : contemporary perspectives

Author: Susan Rubin Suleiman
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1986.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Female body in western culture.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1986
(OCoLC)560535934
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Rubin Suleiman
ISBN: 0674298705 9780674298705 0674298713 9780674298712
OCLC Number: 12946292
Description: ix, 389 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: (Re)writing the body : the politics and poetics of female eroticism / Susan Rubin Suleiman --
Somagrams of Gertrude Stein / Catharine R. Stimpson --
In praise of the ear (Gloss's glosses) / Thomas G. Pavel --
Dangling virgins : myth, ritual, and the place of women in ancient Greece / Eva Cantarella --
Speaking silences : women's suicide / Margaret Higonnet --
Death sentences : writing couples and ideology / Alice Jardin --
Stabat master / Julia Kristeva --
Matrix of war : mothers and heroes / Nancy Huston --
Rest cure : repetition or resolution of Victorian women's conflicts? / Ellen L. Bassuk --
Clinical eye : medical discourses in the "woman's film" of the 1940s / Mary Ann Doane --
Interpreting anorexia nervosa / Noelle Caskey --
Virgin's one bare breast : female nudity and religious meaning in Tuscan early Renaissance culture / Margaret R. Miles --
"This heraldry in Lucrece' face" / Nancy J. Vickers --
Edgar Degas and the representation of the female body / Carol M. Armstrong --
Sexuality at a loss : the films of F.W. Murnau / Janet Bergstrom --
Ladies shot and painted : female embodiment in surrealist art / Mary Ann Caws --
Jean Rhys : poses of a woman as guest / Alicia Borinsky --
Woman as a semiotic object / Christine Brooke-Rose --
Sexuality, sin, and sorrow : the emergence of female character (a reading of Genesis 1-3) / Mieke Bal --
Politics of women's bodies : reflections on Plato / Monique Canto --
Rereading as a woman : the body in practice / Nancy K. Miller --
Female fetishism : the case of George Sand / Naomi Schor --
Huysmans : writing against (female) nature / Charles Bernheimer.
Responsibility: edited by Susan Rubin Suleiman.
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