Transforming Bodies: Makeovers and Monstrosities in American by H. Steinhoff

By H. Steinhoff

on the flip of the twenty-first century, American media abound with pictures and narratives of physically ameliorations. on the crossroads of yankee, cultural, literary, media, gender, queer, incapacity and governmentality stories, the ebook offers a well timed intervention into serious debates on physique variations and modern makeover culture.

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