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ON SEEING: Things Seen, Unseen, and Obscene

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Pathologist-turned-author González-Crussi (On Being Born, 2004, etc.) produces another astute series of essays on human mortality and the function of art, this time concerning the sense of sight.He begins his study with an exploration of "men's foremost visual taboo," tracing through history the complex male reaction to a glimpse of female genitalia: "allurement . . . commingled with the horrid ... Read full review

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