Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 August 2014

136 Pages | 26 b/w illustrations

5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches

ISBN: 9780823256204

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Being Nude

The Skin of Images

Jean-Luc Nancy, Federico Ferrari, Translated by Anne O'Byrne, and Carlie Anglemire

A Fordham University Press Publication

  • The book is a philosophical reflection on what it means to represent the naked human body--as illustrated in paintings associated with each letter of the alphabet.
  • Some of the artworks are well known (such as Rembrandt's etching of Adam and Eve), but others are obscure and will be new to readers.

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