How to eliminate body hair
The idea that there was a pre-modern era of “anything goes” when it comes to normative jodyna depilacja bodies can be a commonplace. Lennard Davis, too, in his important work on the disabled body and what he calls “enforcing normalcy” claims that “before the advent of statistics inside nineteenth century” images of beautiful women including Venus possessed “a mythic poetic body connected to that from the gods” and thus “there isn’t any demand that populations have bodies that adapt to the ideal”.ImageIf you appear more closely on the premodern period, however, these assumptions are hard to sustain. It is really a commonplace in today’s psychological literature that body image and the desire for body modification of all kinds is profoundly affected by an unconscious assimilation of images taken from a variety of media sources. It is impossible to conduct psychological experiments, naturally, on long-dead subjects, but my question is – can the proliferation of images in the female nude through the early sixteenth century onwards have affected women’s notions of their very own bodies?