I am publishing here, as a free ebook, a research that has engaged me for several years: it’s an essay on the iconographic and conceptual motif of the “dissected woman” — a rhetorical device which, starting at least from the Middle Ages up to these days, was intended to sabotage the female seductive power by breaking down / opening up the woman’s body.
I made a short video presentation in which I talk about the project (please turn on English subtitles):
And here are the links to dowload the PDF file for free:
The Anatomical Woman (English version) — 34 Mb
La donna anatomica (versione italiana) — 34 Mb
This book is free, but if you’d like to support my research you might consider making a donation through PayPal.