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Paperback:Staring : how we look / Rosemarie Garland-Thompson:2009 Staring : how we look / Rosemarie Garland-Thompson
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Author: Garland-Thompson, Rosemarie
Publication year: 2009
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Classification: 302.54
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780195326802
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Why do we stare? -- A physical response -- A cultural history -- A social relationship -- Knowledge gathering -- Regulating our looks -- Looking away, staring back -- Faces -- Hands -- Breasts -- Bodies -- Beholding.
Drawing on examples from art, media, fashion, history and memoir, the author tackles a basic human interaction which has remained curiously unexplored, the human stare. She defines staring, explores the biological and psychological factors that motivate it, and considers the targets and the effects of the stare.
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Visual perception
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New York, NY, Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009

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