Body image and identity in contemporary societies : psychoanalytic, social, cultural and aesthetic perspectives / edited by Ekaterina Sukhanova and Hans-Otto Thomashoff
- From the editors -- How the brain creates art and dreams / Thomashoff, Hans-Otto -- Norm(s) and functions in outside art / Sukhanova, Ekaterina -- Body and identity objects of redemption in today's unrest / Christaki, Angelique -- Contemporary body : medicine to modern art / Potier, Romy -- . physical disability in the collective imagination / Ebenstein, William -- The disabled body in contemporary society / Korff -ausse, Simone -- Body image and identity in victims of extreme violence / Waintrater, Regine -- The body and aids transformed into a work of art by Herv Guibert / Brun, Anne -- The "composite body" in contemporary art / Desprats-Pequignot, Catherine -- The multiple bodies of Michael Jackson, a paradigm for understanding postmodern society? / Schauder, Silke -- From catharsis to the cathartic : towards a post-dramatic theory of representation / Mattos, Renata and Vives, Jean-Michel -- Modified images of the body : new forms of identity with a note on the cadavers of Gunter von Hagens / Masson, Coline -- Of beauty and "beauties" : female identities and body image in Colombia / Forero Pena, Alcira -- Tatoos/hysteria / Wolff Bernstein, Jeanne -- Body in art and art therapy : humorous presentations notes on the contributors / Kopytin, Alexander -- Index.
- 9780415742900 (hardback), 0415742900 (hardback), 9780415742917 (pbk.), and 0415742919 (pbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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