Bodywatching has 54 ratings and 2 reviews. Lori said: Naturalists view of the human form. Why we deify the freakish and make them ideal is proven or at l. Morris is a blatant body-watcher, entranced by the human form in all its naked- apeness. Bodywatching by Desmond Morris, , Crown edition, in English.

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Phil from Oxford University. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. While Morris was concentrated on the masses of humans in books like Manwatching and The Naked Ape, in Bodywatching Morris is concerned with the individual alone.

Morris’s trick here as he states in the book is to morrsi us to look at the human body differently by having us see not the whole, but the parts. The association of saliva with the soul meant that spittle could be a reverential offering to the gods.