By Merril D. Smith
Boobs. titties. Hooters. tits. Jugs. Breasts. We rejoice them; we revile them. They nourish us; they kill us. And despite what we name them, breasts have involved us on account that prehistoric occasions. This A-to-Z encyclopedia explores the ancient importance and cultural value of the breast through the years and round the world.
A group of overseas students from a number of disciplines offers key insights and knowledge in regards to the breast in paintings, historical past, model, social pursuits, drugs, sexuality, and extra. Entries speak about depictions of breasts on historic collectible figurines, in Renaissance work, and in present-day ads. They learn how type has emphasised or de-emphasized the breast at numerous occasions. They take on scientific issues—such as breast augmentation and breast cancer—and controversies over breastfeeding. The breast as sexual item or even a website of smuggling also are coated. As a complete, the Cultural Encyclopedia of the Breast takes an interesting and available examine this impressive physique half.
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New York: Columbia University Press, 2002. Peers, Juliette. ” In Girl Culture: An Encyclopedia, edited by Claudia A. Mitchell and Jacqueline Reid-Walsh, 25–38. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2008. Rogers, Mary F. Barbie Culture. London: Sage, 1999. Walter, Natasha. Living Dolls:The Return of Sexism. London:Virago, 2010. , Sep 08, 2014, Cultural Encyclopedia of the Breast Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, ISBN: 9780759123328 BEAUTY IDEALS, NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICA An ideal is a standard of perfection, beauty, or excellence that reflects a particular culture and period of time.
Wolf uses the iron maiden as a vivid metaphor for the painful and punishing treatments that many women undergo in order to conform to unreachable beauty ideals. She tracks its impact on women in their work lives and in cultural texts; shows how beauty rituals such as dieting, skin care, and cosmetic application take on a religious cast; and illustrates how dieting can rob women of life, energy, and libido. The final chapter before the conclusion, “Violence,” focuses on cosmetic surgery, including breast enhancement.
Sultans of the South: Arts of India’s Deccan Courts, 1323– 1687. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011. O’Reiley, Michael Kampen. Art beyond the West. New York: Henry N. Abrams, 2001. They can be examined from two perspectives. , the ancient breast, medieval breast, or Renaissance breast). ). Sometimes, certain subcategories that are detectable by the contents of the representation can be related to specific historical and artistic periods, but that does not mean that a temporal cohabitation, with different weights, of two or several artistic subcategories of the breast is not possible.
Cultural Encyclopedia of the Breast by Merril D. Smith