By Emma L. E. Rees
In our postmodern, porn-obsessed tradition, vaginas seem to be far and wide, actually or symbolically yet, crucially, they're as silenced as they're objectified. The Vagina: A Literary and Cultural History examines the anomaly of girl genitalia via 5 fields of creative expression: literature, movie, television, visible, and function art.
There is a weird paradox – in contrast to the other – relating to girl genitalia. Rees makes a speciality of this paradox of what's termed the 'covert visibility' of the vagina and on its titanic manifestations. that's, what occurs while the feminine physique refuses to be pathologized, eroticized, or rendered subordinate to the desire or purpose of one other? universal, and sometimes offensive, slang phrases for the vagina will be obvious as an try and divert realization clear of the truth of women's lived sexual stories such that we do not 'look' on the vagina itself – slang bargains a handy distraction to whatever so taboo. The Vagina: A Literary and Cultural History is a vital contribution to the continuing debate in figuring out the female identity
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