Echoing the Histoire des femmes () by Georges Duby and Michelle Perrot, this translation of Histoire de la virilité condenses the major trends of the. The Silhouette by Georges Vigarello review – how outlines changed the world. The practice of making a dark shape is named after one of Louis. by. Georges Vigarello,. Spyros Marchetos (Translator).,. Κώστας Κωστής (Editor). ,. Σωκράτης Πετμεζάς (Editor). · Rating details · 60 ratings · 2 reviews.

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Male beauty reflects this trend: Stripped to his trunks, Presley is all tense trapezoid muscle, with huge flaring shoulders. Lauriane Lamotte rated it really liked it Mar 24, Personality no longer resided in the face alone, but had become a whole-body phenomenon.

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Tell me when in history I am! W hen waiting for a friend in a busy public place, we spot them by their outline long before their features come into focus.

Return to Book Page. From bone-crushing corsets to modern ‘slimming’ creams, our preoccupation with the silhouette has shaped centuries of fashion and culture. The defeat ended this version of warrior virility. Refresh and try again. There are no viyarello topics on this book yet. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

Indeed, the working classes and colonized peoples are relatively poorly documented compared to elites. The idea of self-control of body, of words, of sexuality is at the center of these ancient ideals.

Vigarello describes the way the silhouette affected 19th-century caricatures and what eventually became the art of the comic book.

The author writes with a grace and economy that matches the silhouette itself – a genre conveying the ‘most’ with the ‘least’.

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Roman KuharDavid Paternotte dir. French sociologists Monegasque people births Living people 20th-century French historians 21st-century French historians School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences faculty Science communicators. Just like photography years later, silhouetting evolved into a democratic and protean practice. Cecile rated it really liked it Mar 26, Sixtine rated it it was amazing Aug 20, Vicki-Marie rated it it was amazing Feb 15, Drawing on numerous textual and visual resources, leading scholar Georges Vigarello anatomizes a fixation with the human form which has shaped not just our bodies but our very identities.


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Learn more about Amazon Prime. Maurice Sartre notes that among the Greeks, the wedding was more of a social obligation than the result of a loving union. Audiovisualcitizen rated it liked it Jun 01, Colour washes might be added to enhance the visual pleasure Pitt is a study in mycological buff and fawn, Lady Worsley a lovely blushing pinkbut vigarelpo was the outline that told the story, and pinned down the details of wriggling human folly on the page.

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