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Reading the slender body.

Susan R. Bordo

Reading the slender body.

by Susan R. Bordo

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Taken from Body/politics: women and the discourse of science/ edited by M. Jacobus.

ContributionsJacobus, Mary.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20719855M

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