The Body Of Frankenstein's Monster

The Body Of Frankenstein's Monster

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by Cecil Helman
     
 

Frankenstein. Werewolves. Dracula. These images aren't just imaginary creatures -- they're also powerful symbols of the body. The body can be thought of as a machine made up of parts like Frankenstein's monster, or as a creature ruled by animalistic urges, or as an entity that's vulnerable to infection from a diseased fiend. In "The Body of Frankenstein's Monster,"… See more details below

Overview

Frankenstein. Werewolves. Dracula. These images aren't just imaginary creatures -- they're also powerful symbols of the body. The body can be thought of as a machine made up of parts like Frankenstein's monster, or as a creature ruled by animalistic urges, or as an entity that's vulnerable to infection from a diseased fiend. In "The Body of Frankenstein's Monster," Cecil Helman, M.D., expands our view of our bodies by exploring its cultural and artistic representations.

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ISBN-13:
9781931044837
Publisher:
Cosimo
Publication date:
04/01/2004
Pages:
156
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.36(d)

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