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The Resource The last taboo : women and body hair, edited by Karín Lesnik-Oberstein

The last taboo : women and body hair, edited by Karín Lesnik-Oberstein

Label
The last taboo : women and body hair
Title
The last taboo
Title remainder
women and body hair
Statement of responsibility
edited by Karín Lesnik-Oberstein
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'The Last Taboo' argues that body hair plays a central role in constructing masculinity and femininity and sexual and cultural identities. It asks how and why any particular issue can become defined as 'self-evidently' too silly or too mad to write about
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lesnik-Oberstein, Karín
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Body image in women
  • Hair
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Body image in women
  • Hair
  • Body Image
  • Hair
  • Taboo
  • Women
Label
The last taboo : women and body hair, edited by Karín Lesnik-Oberstein
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The last taboo: women, body hair and feminism / Karín Lesnik-Oberstein -- 'The wives of geniuses I have sat with': body hair, genius and modernity / Daniela Caselli -- A history of pubic hair, or reviewers' responses to Terry Eagleton's After theory / Louise Tandeur -- Hairs on the lens: female body hair on the screen / Alice Macdonald -- 'La justice, c'est la femme á barbe!': the bearded lady, displacement and recuperation in Apollinaire's Le Mamelles de Tirésias / Stephen Thomson -- 'That wonderful phaenomenon': female body hair and English literary tradition / Carolyn D. Williams -- Fur or hair: l'effroi et l'attirance of the wild-woman / Jacqueline Lazú -- Designers' bodies: women and body hair in contemporary art and advertising / Laura Scuriatti -- Bikini fur and fur bikinis / Sue Walsh -- Women with beards in early modern Spain / Sherry Velasco -- On Frida Kahlo's mustache: a reading of Self-portrait with cropped hair and its criticism / Neil Cocks
Control code
ocn607911187
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 218 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781702567
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1554bfk
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)607911187
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The last taboo : women and body hair, edited by Karín Lesnik-Oberstein
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The last taboo: women, body hair and feminism / Karín Lesnik-Oberstein -- 'The wives of geniuses I have sat with': body hair, genius and modernity / Daniela Caselli -- A history of pubic hair, or reviewers' responses to Terry Eagleton's After theory / Louise Tandeur -- Hairs on the lens: female body hair on the screen / Alice Macdonald -- 'La justice, c'est la femme á barbe!': the bearded lady, displacement and recuperation in Apollinaire's Le Mamelles de Tirésias / Stephen Thomson -- 'That wonderful phaenomenon': female body hair and English literary tradition / Carolyn D. Williams -- Fur or hair: l'effroi et l'attirance of the wild-woman / Jacqueline Lazú -- Designers' bodies: women and body hair in contemporary art and advertising / Laura Scuriatti -- Bikini fur and fur bikinis / Sue Walsh -- Women with beards in early modern Spain / Sherry Velasco -- On Frida Kahlo's mustache: a reading of Self-portrait with cropped hair and its criticism / Neil Cocks
Control code
ocn607911187
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 218 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781702567
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1554bfk
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)607911187
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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