Body, Subject & Subjected: The Representation of the Body Itself, Illness, Injury, Treatment & Death in Spain & Indigenous & Hispanic American Art & Literature

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Hominids have always been obsessed with representing their own bodies. The first "selfies" were prehistoric negative hand images and human stick figures, followed by stone and ceramic representations of the human figure. Thousands of years later, moving via historic art and literature to contemporary social media, the contemporary term "selfie" was self-generated. The book illuminates some "selfies". This collection of critical essays about the fixation on the human self addresses a multi-faceted geographic set of cultures ...

Body, Subject & Subjected: The Representation of the Body Itself, Illness, Injury, Treatment & Death in Spain & Indigenous & Hispanic American Art & Literature 2016, Sussex Academic Press, Brighton

ISBN-13: 9781845197407

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