Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 February 2014

375 Pages | 8 colour illustrations, 41 black & white illustrations

9.4 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780719083488

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Maternal bodies in the visual arts

First Edition

Rosemary Betterton

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Based on visual case studies drawn from the UK, USA and Europe, which make it very attractive to an international readership
  • Brings images of the maternal and pregnant body into the centre of art historical enquiry
  • Demonstrates the power of visual imagery in framing our understanding of maternal bodies
  • Explains how becoming maternal is a central but overlooked experience in art
  • Rosemary Betterton is one of the leading scholars in feminist art history of her generation and has published widely on women>'s historical and contemporary art practices

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