Creating Beauty - CL

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September 1998



Explores the historical relationship of physical beauty to happiness, looking at the connection through a study of the practice and popularity of aesthetic surgery.


Sander L. Gilman is Henry R. Luce Professor of the Liberal Arts in Human Biology, Professor and Chair of the Department of Germanic Studies, and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Chicago. He is the author or editor of over fifty books, including "Freud, Race, and Gender"; "The Jew's Body"; and "Disease and Representation: Images of Illness from Madness to AIDS."


"Sander L. Gilman's new history of aesthetic surgery, Creating Beauty to Cure the Soul, offers the startling evidence of how racism infuses the body strategies of prosperous women in Brazil." from an article in The Independent on Sunday, Real Life section, 15 August, 1999, by Beatrix Campbell 'Nations on a knife-edge' "[Gilman] deserves great credit for uncovering the relationship between the complex and occasionally contradictory ideas of psychoanalysis and the more prosaic world of surgery, showing how psychoanalysis influenced and underpinned theories of the efficacy of aesthetic surgery." TLS, July 9, 1999 "In Creating Beauty to Cure the Soul, Sander Gilman traces the origins of 'aesthetic surgery' back to the beginning of psychoanalysis, and examines the joint development... The overlap between body image, cosmetic surgery, and psychiatry is a fascinating one ..." The Lancet, Vol 353, June 26, 1999
EAN: 9780822321118
ISBN: 0822321114
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: September 1998
Seitenanzahl: 192 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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