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The beautiful boy

Author: Germaine Greer
Publisher: New York : Rizzoli International Publications, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The beauty of male imagery as an object of female desire has been repressed, argues feminist writer Greer in this work of art history. She includes some 200 images from Western art in her exploration of the shifting meanings and presentations of masculinity.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Greer, Germaine, 1939-
Beautiful boy.
New York : Rizzoli International Publications, 2003
(OCoLC)607034307
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Germaine Greer
ISBN: 0847825868 9780847825868
OCLC Number: 53466660
Notes: "First published in Great Britain as The Boy in 2003 by Thames & Hudson, Ltd. London"--Title page verso.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations (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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The beauty of male imagery as an object of female desire has been repressed, argues feminist writer Greer in this work of art history. She includes some 200 images from Western art in her exploration of the shifting meanings and presentations of masculinity.

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