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  1. The Male Body: A New Look at Men in Public and in Private
    The Male Body: A New Look at Men in Public and in Private
    The Male Body: A New Look at Men in Public and in Private
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  2. The Male Body: A New Look at Men in Public and in Private

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Susan Bordo
Binding
Paperback
EAN
9780374527327
Edition
1st
Feature
The male body
ISBN
0374527326
Label
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Manufacturer
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
MPN
illustrations
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
368
PartNumber
illustrations
PublicationDate
2000-07-15
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ReleaseDate
2000-07-15
Studio
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

I picked this book as one of my "optional" books for a graduate school course, but would choose a different book if I could go back in time and make that choice all over again. I was not impressed by this book. The author is female, and approaches male bodies from a very female/woman-centric point of view. I would much have preferred to read about how men themselves view their bodies in public and private, based on a male author's point of view, not an outsider's point of view. The author also uses a very media-focused lens in her examination of male bodies. This could be interesting...but the media she uses - especially the movies and tv shows - are all older movies and shows and I was not familiar with the majority of them. If she had given some sort of introduction about the plot and backgrounds of the media she discusses, perhaps I would have been able to follow her train of thought, but she did not. She just jumped right into discussing a particular character from... Read more
best male character well written...
An fascinating and in-depth investigation of the modern view of the male body, male stereotypes, and male portrayal in literature and film. Definitely worth a read for anyone interested in the subject of guys.
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