Spectacles of Realism: Gender, Body, Genre

Spectacles of Realism: Gender, Body, Genre

by Margaret Cohen
     
 

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With particular reference to nineteenth-century French culture, the contributors explore the role realism has played in the social construction of gender and sexuality. Among their subjects are nineteenth-century physiologies, photographs, caricatures, and Balzac's Comedie humaine; the ethnographic claims of the Goncourts' naturalism and the historical claims of

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With particular reference to nineteenth-century French culture, the contributors explore the role realism has played in the social construction of gender and sexuality. Among their subjects are nineteenth-century physiologies, photographs, caricatures, and Balzac's Comedie humaine; the ethnographic claims of the Goncourts' naturalism and the historical claims of Zola's; and the allure of exotica displayed at new museums and international expositions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816625215
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
07/28/1995
Series:
Cultural Politics Series, #10
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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