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The anatomical Venus

Author: Helen Ivory
Publisher: Hexham, Northumberland : Bloodaxe Books Ltd, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Taking its title from an 18th-century anatomical wax sculpture of an idealised woman, Ivory's fifth collection examines how women have been portrayed as `other'; as witches; as hysterics with  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
IVORY, HELEN.
ANATOMICAL VENUS.
[Place of publication not identified], BLOODAXE Books LTD, 2019
(OCoLC)1057787427
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Ivory
ISBN: 9781780374703 1780374704
OCLC Number: 1102049465
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents: Intro; Description; Title Page; Epigraph; Acknowledgements; Contents; Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Sorceress to Live; All the Suckling Imps; The Kept House; Curse; Wunderkammer with Weighing Scales and Hospital Bed; Beggar Dark; Wunderkammer with Black Coffee and Ghost Moth; Wunderkammer with Escher Stairs and Cheshire Cat; Housewife Psychosis:; The Fainting Room; The Little Venus; Cunning; Dissecting Venus; Stripped; Baba Yaga No Longer Reads the News; Poppet; By Water; Female Casebook 6; Chair; The Parlour Maid; Labourer's Wife; The Elevation; Walking Backwards; Falling; Farmer's Wife; Stillborn The Boatman's WifeThe Housekeeper; Wunderkammer with Needle Girl and Tool Kit; The Dolls' House Mysteries; Doll Hospital at the Top of the Hill; Wunderkammer with St Dymphna Tea Towel; The Reformed Woman; Wunderkammer with Homestead and Aeolian Harp; Ordeal by Water; Wunderkammer with Ophelia and Hospital Bath; Wunderkammer with Glass Plate Photograph; Besom; Selling the Wind; The Hanged Woman Addresses The Reverend Heinrich Kramer; Bitch; Scold's Bridle; Hellish Nell; Six Signs You Might Be a Slattern; The Goddess Gets Her Close-Up; Pygmalion; Anger in Ladies Vessel; NOTES
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Helen Ivory.

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Helen Ivory creates a troubled yet beguiling world rich in irony and disquiet. She possesses a strongly-grounded narrative voice which, combined with her dextrous transformative takes both on reality Read more...

 
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