The culture of male beauty in Britain : from the first photographs to David Beckham

"In The Culture of Male Beauty in Britain, Paul Deslandes offers the definitive account of how notions of male beauty changed in Britain over the past few centuries. With both fluid prose and 120 carefully selected images, Deslandes traces the sustained and culturally significant, masculine eng...

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Main Author: Deslandes, Paul R. (Author, VerfasserIn)
Document Type: Book
Published: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press , 2021
Online Access:Inhaltsverzeichnis
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Erscheint auch als: The Culture of Male Beauty in Britain
Author Notes:Paul R. Deslandes
Table of Contents:
  • Setting the Stage: The Foundations of Modern Male Beauty
  • Physiognomists and Photographers
  • Beauty Experts and Hairdressing Entrepreneurs
  • Artists, Athletes, and Celebrities
  • Poets, Soldiers, and Monuments
  • Men on Display in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries
  • Brylcreem Men, Cinema Idols, and Uniforms
  • Teenagers, Bodybuilders, and Models
  • Youthful Rebels, Gender-Benders, and Gay Men
  • Insecure Men, Metrosexuals, and Spornosexuals.