Pygmalion's Many Faces

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Show simple item record Jones, MR
dc.contributor.editor Heyes, CJ
dc.contributor.editor Jones, M 2010-05-28T09:41:57Z 2009-01
dc.identifier.citation Cosmetic Surgery: A Feminist Primer, 2009, 1, pp. 171 - 187
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-7546-7699-7
dc.identifier.other B1 en_US
dc.description.abstract My local butcher's shop has an extraordinary painting on its wall. A young bull frolics on his hind legs, grinning and salivating. A starched white bib is tied in a bow around his neck and in his hoof he holds a silvery meat cleaver. He is strangely twisted around on himself, like a dog chasing its tail. This is because he is chopping his own rump into a neat row ofT-bone steaks. The bull is a comical and grotesque mix of hybrids, including provedore/consumer and victim/killer. Carole Spitzack describes a video of a cosmetic surgery operation: A staff of happy professionals surrounding a relaxed patient, the needles and knives almost beside the point, fading into the background, into the skin, the body. The patient appears happy about the prospect of her own effacement. (1988: 44)
dc.publisher Ashgate
dc.title Pygmalion's Many Faces
dc.type Chapter
dc.parent Cosmetic Surgery: A Feminist Primer
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation England & USA en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 171 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 187 en_US DVCTLE.Institute for Interactive Media and Learning en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 2002 Cultural Studies
dc.personcode 014099
dc.percentage 100 en_US Cultural Studies en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
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pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - TransForming Cultures
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
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