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Author Fox-Kales, Emily, 1944-

Title Body shots : Hollywood and the culture of eating disorders / Emily Fox-Kales.

Publication Info. Albany : Excelsior Editions, State University of New York Press, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  791.4365 F792B    Check Shelf
Description x, 195 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : screen bodies and eating disorders -- Body identifications : the movie screen and the mirror -- Celebrity bodies -- Body mastery and the ideology of fitness -- Body transformation : ugly ducklings, swans and movie makeovers -- Body stigmatization : fat suits and big mamas -- Teen bodies : valley girls and middle-school vamps -- Alternative visions.
Subject Human body in motion pictures.
Body image in motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- Influence.
Motion pictures and women.
Women in motion pictures.
ISBN 9781438435282 paperback alkaline paper
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