The Vagina: A Literary and Cultural History Pdf

The Vagina: A Literary and Cultural History examines the paradox of female genitalia through five fields of artistic expression: literature, film, TV, visual, and performance art

The Vagina: A Literary and Cultural History is an important contribution to the ongoing debate in understanding the feminine identity

From South Park to Kathy Acker, and from Lars Von Trier to Sex and the City, women's sexual organs are demonized


… The Novel: An Alternative History, 1600-1800 and Emma Rees's The Vagina: A Literary … Throughportrayals of phone booths in literature, film, personal narrative, philosophy, and religion, Phone …Each book starts from a specific inspiration: an historical event, a literary passage, a …

… Angela Carter's death at age fifty-one in February 1992 'robbed the English literary scene of … Sincethat female, oracular mouth is located so near the beastly backside, my vagina might indeed … Ourliterature is full, as are our lives, of men and women, but especially women, who …

… through fantasies and a variety of cultural pursuits such as reading or writing literary texts … of wishfulimpulses into the symptoms of hysteria — one could speak of cultural conversion, thetransformation of wishful impulses into “symptoms” of culture such as literature and art …

… garment has often or always been a component of "civilized" dress or, indeed, human culture …A number of cultures have developed different types of waist-cinchers and bust-bodices … Yet thereseems to be no significant cultural continuity between these archaic garments and the …

… by making a distinction between the public sphere of the literary (literarische Offentlich …Offentlichkeit), that is, the representation of group-specific imaginings through literature and the …to cultural crisis, political conflict, and erasure at moments of profound cultural transforma- tions …

… Murder further lends itself to historical analysis because in life and literature after 1830 it … toassailing the strong determinism of the naturalist novel with his literary efforts, Gide's … and sopreclude any broad chronological ordering of them across the entire cultural record, although …

… (Chicago: private col- lection) 259 The construction of the vagina in one … read- ings of surgicaltextbooks and papers (with their images) as well as of literature, art, and … These sources are spacesin which certain shared cultural assumptions about bodies and minds are played out …

… as the taboos of prehistory find continued expression in modern European and American culture …for women."8 There is as yet no direct evidence in anthropological literature that menstrual … A 1961cross- cultural study of menstrual taboos found no relation between the exten …

… Ruth Starke The Vagina: A Literary and Cultural History by Emma LE Rees … Nina Muzdeka Page13. Book reviews: The Garden of Eros: The Story of the Paris Expatriates and the Post-War LiteraryScene by John Calder. Eleni Pavlides. Transnational Literature Vol. 6 no …

… anthropology, historical sociology, comparative history, gender history and historicist literarystudies – among … Museum A641108 (Photo: Science Museum/ SSPL) Ambroise Pare, vaginalapplicator, in … a distinctive rise in translations and the spread of literature, knowledge and …

The Vagina: A Literary and Cultural History

The Female Body in Medicine and Literature

The Medieval Vagina

Algeria Cuts

The Vagina: A Literary and Cultural History

Diva Nation


The Vagina Bible

The Vagina: A Literary and Cultural History

The Origin of the World

A Mind of Its Own

The Slow Moon Climbs


Adam's Navel

Cultural Encyclopedia of the Penis

The Vagina Monologues

Rabelais and His World

Fruit of Knowledge

The Great Cat Massacre

Solitary Sex