- Publisher: Books in Focus; 1st Edition edition (October 1994)
- ISBN-10: 0685748286
- ISBN-13: 978-0685748282
- Package Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.8 x 0.7 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 19 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,252,021 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Women En Large: Images of Fat Nudes 1st Edition Edition
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An incredible collection of photographs portraying beautiful, strong, courageous, powerful, elegant, handsome mid- to super-size women. -- Carol Seajay, Feminist Bookstore News
Freed of convention and easy with themselves, the women here have turned around society's discomfort with larger bodies. -- Hollis L. Engley, Gannett News Service
The nude women in Women En Large have a certain majest, the unabashedness of Henry Moore sculptures. They have escaped. -- Tracy Young, Allure Magazine --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
From the Publisher
Women En Large has sold over 9,000 copies around the world. It is used as a textbook in gender studies and health classes; it is a coffee table book in thousands of households; and it has contributed to helping tens of thousands of women and men feel better about themselves, their bodies, and their lives. Don't miss your chance to share these stunning photographs and thoughtful text with someone you love, or check it out for yourself! --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Top customer reviews
If you're looking for something comparable to An Aperture Monograph or In The American West, this isn't it. It's more a social treatise than an artistic statement, but both elements are present to some degree in each image. And it's an important statement, especially in our current society where the anorexic model is considered the highest standard of beauty, while the women depicted in this collection are marginalized.
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The importance of body self-image cannot be ignored, especially now.Read more
sadly the photographs are boring.