The Resource A woman looking at men looking at women : essays on art, sex, and the mind, Siri Hustvedt

A woman looking at men looking at women : essays on art, sex, and the mind, Siri Hustvedt

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A woman looking at men looking at women : essays on art, sex, and the mind
Title
A woman looking at men looking at women
Title remainder
essays on art, sex, and the mind
Statement of responsibility
Siri Hustvedt
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection combines in a single work Hustvedt's trilogy of essays which draw in insights from both the sciences and the humanities. Among the subjects she explores are the biases that influence how we judge art, literature, and the world; how mind-body problems have shaped contemporary thought in the sciences; and an analysis of suicide
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YDXCP
Dewey number
814/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3558.U813
LC item number
A6 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
A woman looking at men looking at women : essays on art, sex, and the mind, Siri Hustvedt
Label
A woman looking at men looking at women : essays on art, sex, and the mind, Siri Hustvedt
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Copyright
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Essays
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 507-552)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- A woman looking at men looking at women. A woman looking at men looking at women -- Balloon magic -- My Louise Bourgeois -- Anselm Kiefer: the truth is always gray -- Mapplethorpe / Almodóvar: points and counterpoints -- Wim Wenders's Pina: dancing for dance -- Much ado about hairdos -- Sontag on smut: fifty years later -- "No competition" -- The writing self and the psychiatric patient -- Inside the room -- The delusions of certainty -- What are we? : Lectures on the human condition. Borderlands: first, second, and third person adventures in crossing disciplines -- Becoming others -- Why one story and not another? -- I wept for four years and when I stopped I was blind -- Suicide and the drama of self-consciousness -- Subjunctive flights: thinking through the embodied reality of imaginary worlds -- Remembering in art: the horizontal and the vertical -- Philosophy matters in brain matters -- Kierkegaard's pseudonyms and the truths of fiction
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ocn947925405
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23 cm
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Extent
xviii, 552 pages
Isbn
9781473638914
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)947925405

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