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The female body : inside and outside / edited by Ingrid Moeslein-Teising and Frances Thomson Salo
London : Karnac books, c2013
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 3rd Floor  BF175.5.F45 F46 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Women
Women -- Psychology
Body image in women
Body image
Feminist theory
Human body -- Social aspects
Sex role
Women in art
Sex (Psychology)
Physical Description xxv, 278 p. : Ill. (chiefly col). ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The female body in Western art: adoration, attraction and horror / Laurie Wilson -- How deep is the skin? Surface and depth in Lucian Freud's female nudes / Rotraut De Clerck -- Alberto Giacometti's Caress/Despite the Hands: developing and vanished life as a reversible figure---nucleus of an adequate expression of the struggle for the acknowledgment of space and time? / Claudia Frank -- The female cauldron: reproductive body schemata fore-grounded by infertility / Joan Raphael-Leff -- The Medea fantasy: an evitable burden during prenatal diagnostics? Psychoanalysis, gender and medicine in dialogue / Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber -- Inside the mother's womb: the Mother-Embryo-Dialogue / Ute Auhagen-Stephanos -- The female body as cultural playground / Marianne Springer-Kremser -- Wetlands (Feuchtgebiete)---or: rage, body and hysteria / Thomas Ettl -- Vicissitudes of female revenge / Elina Reenkola -- Female sexuality beyond gender dichotomy / Ilka Quindeau -- Change and renewal in a woman's life / Mariam Alizade -- Menopause dreams / Teresa Rocha Leite Haudenschild
Summary "This book gathers together a number of cutting edge contributions about the female body, inside and out, from a large group of psychoanalysts who are at the forefront of new thinking about issues of femininity, the female body, sex and gender. It explores the female body in art, in pregnancy and motherhood, in sexuality and in the life-cycle, and finally the female body as scene of crime. As a result this book covers aspects of female creativity in its many aspects, both productive and generative and where there are difficulties or impediments. The psychoanalysts writing for this book have made an enormous contribution in the past and this book therefore aims to stimulate, challenge and provoke further discussion and new advances in this field." -- publisher website
Series Psychoanalytic ideas and applications series
Alternate Author Moeslein-Teising, Ingrid
Thomson Salo, Frances

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