Mutilating the Body: Identity in Blood and Ink. Kim Hewitt.

Mutilating the Body: Identity in Blood and Ink

Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1997.

First Edition. Hardcover. 9 1/8" X 6 1/8". ix, 161pp. First printing, no later printings noted. A touch of edgewear to dust jacket with bumping to top corners. Brown cloth over boards, with spine lettered in black. Very gentle bumping to head and tail of spine, else fine. Binding is firm, tight, and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked.

A very attractive first printing of this exploration of body modification as self-expression, serving both individual and cultural needs and including tattooing, piercing, disordered eating, self-mutilation, and ritualized consensual sadomasochism. Near fine / very good +. Item #3475
ISBN: 0879727098

Price: $50.00

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