By (author) Dr. Germaine Greer
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Boy by Dr. Germaine Greer
Book DescriptionThrough a series of carefully constructed themes, ranging from the boy as passive love object to soldier boys, from the boy under the female gaze to "what is a boy?", Greer opens our eyes and invites us to appreciate boys in all their sensuality, flirtatiousness, spontaneity and vulnerability. Whether discussing sculptures of Cupid of Apollo, paintings by Caravaggio or Van Dyck, and photographs by Nan Goldin or Sally Mann; whether quoting Ovid, Flaubert, Milan Kundera or Eminem; whether describing martyred saints, the dancer Nijinsky or James Dean, Germaine Greer explores the iconic ideal of the beautiful boy, with the aid of more than 200 pictures ranging over the whole history of art.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780500238097
(280mm x 214mm x mm)
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Dr. Germaine Greer
White Beech, Paperback (January 2015)
A memoir of a love affair with the forest and her native Australia, "White Beech "is Germaine Greer's most personal book yet.
Getting of Wisdom, Paperback (August 2012)
The classic Australian novel of school days, a compelling and frank account of a young girl's coming of age.
Sonnets, Paperback (March 2009)» View all books by Dr. Germaine Greer
Shakespeare's sonnets are lyrical, haunting, beautiful and often breath-taking, representing one of the finest bodies of poetry ever penned. They demonstrate the writer's skill in capturing the full range of human emotions within a carefully prescribed form and creating something unique in every one.
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