Bodywatching has 54 ratings and 2 reviews. Lori said: Naturalists view of the human form. Why we deify the freakish and make them ideal is proven or at l. Morris is a blatant body-watcher, entranced by the human form in all its naked- apeness. Bodywatching by Desmond Morris, , Crown edition, in English.
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I tell my friends they can’t borrow it but are welcome to just discuss what they see in those most revealing photographs and captions.
One of the best things about the book is that you can pick it up on any page and dabble in it. A fascinating insight into the human body, it’s language, postures and idiosyncrasies. There was a problem adding your email address.
Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Abhi rated it really liked it Nov 05, Schnuckiputzi rated it it was amazing Feb 09, See 1 question about Bodywatching…. Lovely book as usual by that genius, Desmond Morris.
Ranging from the obvious like hands to the not so obvious the beardMorris uses profuse diagrams and photographs to illustrate how special and unique the details of each and every human being really is.
This is truly a guide of self discovery which Morris has presented us with in Bodywatching. And Morris then proceeds to break down each and every part of the human body in depth.
Touch an earlobe as you face a man in Italy, we are told, and it will be interpreted as an accusation of effeminacy–the guy should be wearing an earring. Not all head or chin hair would grow to record lengths if never cut. Robert rated it really liked it May 12, Be the first to discover new talent! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. D Calco rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Why we deify the freakish and make them ideal is proven or at least shown to be ridiculous after giving this book’s long-held view of US.
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Richard Lidster rated it liked it Jul 23, What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Chad Everett Scott rated it really liked it Jan 05, Account Options Sign in. It might be called “a bible” of human behavior. Morris describes exactly how the bodyatching of well-born Bodywatchinb girls were bound and how the resulting size and shape, called the Golden Venus, took on erotic meaning.
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Susan rated it it was amazing Nov 02, This book will not fail to astonish even the most introspective person. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Customers who moorris this item also bought. A lot of this is tim, a lot borrowed from his previous, less opinionated study of human bodjwatching Manwatching.
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