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Queer beauty : sexuality and aesthetics from Winckelmann to Freud and beyond

Author
Davis, Whitney.
Title
Queer beauty : sexuality and aesthetics from Winckelmann to Freud and beyond / Whitney Davis.
Format
Book
Published
New York : Columbia University Press, c2010.
Description
x, 354 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Uniform series
Columbia themes in philosophy, social criticism, and the arts.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Introduction: sexuality and aesthetics from Winckelmann to Freud and beyond
  • Queer beauty: Winckelmann and Kant on the vicissitudes of the ideal
  • The universal phallus: Hamilton, Knight, and the Wax phalli of Isernia
  • Representative representation: Schopenhauer's ontology of art
  • Double mind: Hegel, Symonds, and homoerotic spirit in renaissance art
  • The line of death: decadence and the organic metaphor
  • The sense of beauty: homosexuality and sexual selection in Victorian aesthetics
  • The aesthetogenesis of sex: "narcissism" in Freudian theory and homosexualist culture, I
  • Love all the same: "narcissism" in Freudian theory and homosexualist culture, II
  • The unbecoming: Michel Foucault and the laboratories of sexuality
  • Fantasmatic iconicity: Freudianism, formalism, and Richard Wollheim.
Kinsey subjects
Art.
Men in art.
Homosexuality in art.
ISBN
9780231146906 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231146906 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231519557 (e-book)
0231519559 (e-book)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
X9729052
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute