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Bodies of modernity : figure and flesh in fin-de-siècle France

Author: Tamar Garb
Publisher: New York : Thames and Hudson, 1998.
Series: Interplay (New York, N.Y. : Thames and Hudson)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bodies of Modernity offers a wealth of new insights into the representation of masculinity and femininity at a time when gender distinctions were strictly enforced. In late nineteenth-century France, men and women were believed to be polar opposites, and were required to express this in the clothes they wore, the poses they struck and the behaviour they exhibited.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tamar Garb
ISBN: 0500018421 9780500018422 0500280495 9780500280492
OCLC Number: 39651988
Description: 240 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Gustave Caillebotte's Male Figures: Masculinity, Muscularity and Modernity --
Ch. 2. Modelling the Male Body: Physical Culture, Photography and the Classical Ideal --
Ch. 3. James Tissot's 'Parisienne' and the Making of the Modern Woman --
Ch. 4. Powder and Paint: Framing the Feminine in Georges Seurat's Young Woman Powdering Herself --
Ch. 5. Painterly Plenitude: Pierre-Auguste Renoir's Fantasy of the Feminine --
Ch. 6. Paul Cezanne's The Eternal Feminine and the Erotics of Vision --
Ch. 7. Cezanne's Late Bathers: Modernism and Sexual Difference.
Series Title: Interplay (New York, N.Y. : Thames and Hudson)
Responsibility: Tamar Garb.

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A study of the depiction of differences in gender in late nineteenth century France. The author begins with a study of the male figures of Caillebotte and progresses to consider photographs of the  Read more...

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