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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The Silhouette

They acted as catalysts for such confrontations in which honor is defended and a shared virility is generated by both protagonists. Le propre et le sale: Julia Lupiot rated it liked it Jan 21, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Notes 1 Duby Georges and Perrot Michelle eds. The Dawn of a Cult? The author writes with a grace and economy that matches the silhouette itself – a genre conveying the ‘most’ with the ‘least’. Hollywood Agents and the Making vigarellk Movies [livre].

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There were significant shifts, too, as new understandings about the way the body worked filtered through into public consciousness. Dennis rated it really liked it Jul 31, Learn more at Author Central. Valerio Zanetti rated it really liked it Dec 26, The different forms of archives consulted by the researchers geoorge that it is difficult to reconstruct the concepts in their context.


The Metamorphoses of Fat: Either way, it was only in the middle of the 18th century that the pursuit of representing people in profile made much sense at all. Show 25 25 50 All. Male beauty reflects this trend: Stripped to his trunks, Presley is all tense trapezoid muscle, with huge flaring shoulders.

Johann Chapoutot shows that a fanciful version of antiquity was summoned by Fascism and Nazism to justify the hardening of body and discipline of mind. The paperback edition of his books as well as the many translations made him known to a wider French and international audience. Only 3 left in stock – order soon.

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. The Silhouette and Fashion in the Romantic Era vii.

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Amazon Inspire Digital Vugarello Resources. Odor and the French Social Imagination but in a way that I found a bit easier to understand: He briefly taught at the Paris Vincennes Universitythen the stronghold of post-structuralism. His main research interests include the sociology of the vigrellothe history of hygienerepresentations of the body over the centuries, and the social dimensions of sport.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The translator Keith Cohen has selected the most representative articles for each historical period 3. No trivia or quizzes yet. Physical and Moral Significance iii.

Tonisq rated it liked it Jul 12, The defeat ended this version of warrior virility. I found it especially interesting how he traced perfume as originally being something healthy that kept away harmful bad smells that would put the humours out of georhe, to something deceptive that covered up the ageing and putrefaction of its wearer underneath!

Viewed straight-on, these features could get overlooked in a welter of distracting detail of costume, gesture and speech. Also, it was very clear about which period he was talking about along the way, in The Foul and the Fragrant I would be reading and thinking ‘wait! In our globalized world the media have popularized a simulacrum of the warrior, an image of a sturdy body molded into superhero tights or exhibited in bodybuilding contests.