Surface Imaginations: Cosmetic Surgery, Photography, and Skin 9780773597747

A meditation on why surfaces are so profound in the contemporary culture of cosmetic surgery.

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Surface Imaginations: Cosmetic Surgery, Photography, and Skin
 9780773597747

Table of contents :
Cover
SURFACE IMAGINATIONS
Title
Copyright
CONTENTS
Figures
Acknowledgments
Preface
Making Introductions
1 Surface Imaginations
2 From the Quest for Recognition to Surface Imagination Surgery
3 The Photograph as Reminder, Evidence, and Promise
4 The Feminine Skin as Anxious Archipelago
5 Conclusion
Appendix: Interviewees
A Note on the Cover
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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