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Skin On The Cultural Border Between Self And World European PerspectivesOnly skin deep getting under one's skin the naked truth metaphors about the skin pervade the language even as physical embellishments and alterations tattoos piercings skin lifts liposuction tanning and proliferate in Western culture Yet outside dermatology textbooks the topic of skin has been largely ignoredThis important cultural study shows how our perception of skin has changed from

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Download Epub ¾ Skin On The Cultural Border Between Self And World European Perspectives í 256 pages Ï Johnscyclingdiary ✓ ➽ [Reading] ➿ Skin On The Cultural Border Between Self And World European Perspectives By Claudia BenThe semantic and psychic aspects of touching feeling and intellectual perception; the motifs of perforated ard or transparent skin; the phantasma of flaying; and much through close readings of such authors as Kleist Hawthorne Balzac Rilke Kafka Plath Morrison Wideman and Ondaatje Myriad images from the Renaissance anatomy books and contemporary visual and performance art enhance the te

Claudia Benthien ´ Skin On The Cultural Border Between Self And World European Perspectives Epub

The eighteenth century to the present Claudia Benthien argues that despite medicine's having penetrated the bodily surface and exposed the interior of the body as never before skin paradoxically has become a and unyielding symbol She examines the changing significance of skin through brilliant analyses of literature art philosophy and anatomical drawings and writings Benthien discusses