Bernadette Wegenstein

The Cosmetic Gaze

Bernadette Wegenstein

If the gaze can be understood to mark the disjuncture between how we see ourselves and how we want to be seen by others, the cosmetic gaze—in Bernadette Wegenstein’s groundbreaking formula

Getting Under the Skin

Bernadette Wegenstein

The body as an object of critical study dominates disciplines across the humanities to such an extent that a new discipline has emerged: body criticism.