CONTENTS Introduction CHAPTER 1: Stereotypical Bodies CHAPTER 2: Young Bodies CHAPTER 3: Muscular Bodies CHAPTER 4: (Dis)abled bodies CHAPTER 5: Homosexual bodies CHAPTER 6: Transformed Bodies CHAPTER 7: Foreign Bodies CHAPTER 8: The Genitals Filmography Bibliography Index
The Authors Santiago Fouz-Hernandez teaches Spanish and Film Studies at the University of Durham. His publications include, as co-editor with Freya Jarman, Madonna's Drowned Worlds. Alfredo Martinez-Exposito is Reader in Spanish, University of Queensland. His books include, as editor, Gay and Lesbian Writing in the Hispanic World.
''One of [Live Flesh's] great strengths is the way that it builds upon the already habitually sharpened perspective of the emigre internalizing something of a second culture, and adds a strong commitment to seeking out the best and newest in the once home culture. The authors...enthusiastically identify a new, rapidly growing trend towards the formation of a distinctively Spanish style of theorizing visual culture, gender, sexuality, and the everyday and this often proves...interesting...The book is rich in its allusions to contemporary radical debate of this sort in Spain while maintaining a distinctive and original focus...''-- Hispanic Research Journal