Emphasizing the human body in all of its forms, Beauty Unlimited expands the boundaries of what is meant by beauty both geographically and aesthetically. Peg Zeglin Brand and an international group of contributors interrogate the body and the meaning of physical beauty in this multidisciplinary volume. This striking and provocative book explores the history of bodily beautification; the physicality of socially or culturally determined choices of beautification; the interplay of gender, race, class, age, sexuality, and ethnicity within and on the body; and the aesthetic meaning of the concept of beauty in an increasingly globalized world.For instance, in her essay entitled aJenny Saville Remakes the Female Nude: Feminist Reflections on the State of the ... is a photo essay by Phoebe Mills Farris , who artistically documents the inherent possibilities of Native American beauty, anbsp;...
|Author||:||Peg Zeglin Brand|
|Publisher||:||Indiana University Press - 2012-12-03|