Seeing Ourselves


Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

1. In the Beginning: The Sixteenth Century • 2. The New Self-Confidence: The Seventeenth Century • 3. Professionals and Amateurs: The Eighteenth Century • 4. The Opening Door: The Nineteenth Century • 5. Breaking Taboos: The Twentieth Century • 6. Feminism and After: Towards the Contemporary

Promotional Information

'Splendid ... a tour de force ... Its lucid prose, evocative illustrations and handsome production make it a joy to read and savour' Times Higher Education

About the Author

Frances Borzello has specialized in the social history of art since obtaining her PhD at the University of London.


'A landmark study' - Daily Telegraph

'A cornucopia of the weird, the chilling and the sublime … lucid and unexpectedly compelling … fantastic' - Observer

'Beautifully presented … invites us to consider women’s self-portraiture as a genre in its own right … invaluable' - Times Literary Supplement

'Books of this high calibre are few and far between in feminist art history … Written in elegant prose that will draw in even casual readers, it bears a wealth of new material' - Library Journal

'Wonderful' - The Times

'Borzello, always interesting and pertinent, is a wake-up call which makes the reader aware of how much they may have been missing' - Mature Times

'So good, so lavishly illustrated, and so mind-bendingly expansive that I own two copies of it. The first of these is battered, spine-cracked. The other, pristine, I reserve for swooning over' - Observer

Ask a Question About this Product More...
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 8% commission by selling Seeing Ourselves: Women’s Self-Portraits on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!

Back to top