On seeing: things seen, unseen, and obscene

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Overlook Duckworth, 2006 - Medical - 236 pages
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Sight is almost unanimously regarded as the sense most vital to our day-to-day survival and awareness of the world around us. It is also the sense that dominates our subconscious and our dreams, and from the earliest efforts in the arts, painters and sculptors have explored the boundaries between these two states. In this elegantly written and probing examination of vision, award-winning author F. Gonzalez-Crussi explores the breadth of fascinating phenomena associated with seeing.

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Review: On Seeing: Things Seen, Unseen and Obscene

User Review  - Douglas Dalrymple - Goodreads

A fine book of essays in the best FG-C style, a real intellectual pleasure. In it you will learn about such things as sixteenth-century “trials by congress” (that is, by copulation, in front of ... Read full review

Review: On Seeing: Things Seen, Unseen and Obscene

User Review  - Mallory - Goodreads

This book was hilarious. It was compromised of short vignettes which all focused on either vision or our perception of vision. Most of the references were things I've never heard of, but it didn't really matter because the author describes them well. I would recommend this book. Read full review

Contents

Mens Foremost Visual Taboo
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Eyes on Privities
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Corollary
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