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Women with beards in early modern Spain

Sherry Velasco

in The Last Taboo: Women and Body Hair

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075001
eISBN:
9781781702567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075001.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The numerous representations of hairy women in early modern historical, literary and iconographic texts in Spain reveal the popularity of the theme, as well as its significance for the understanding ... More


The Last Taboo: Women and Body Hair

Karin Lesnik-Oberstein

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075001
eISBN:
9781781702567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075001.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This is an academic book on women and body hair, a subject which has, until now, been seen as too trivial, ridiculous or revolting to write about. Even feminist writers or researchers on the body ... More


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