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More of the cover poses commentary 
18th-Apr-2012 09:37 am
This was actually kind of fun to read, especially since there are some guy shots in it too. Thanks to Jim Hines for pointing it out.

18th-Apr-2012 05:09 pm (UTC)
Lots of fun to read and it left me pondering. It seems to be a marketing ploy that took off closer to 2000 than 1990 (I suppose I could wander off and check dates, but not now...). When discussing sci-fi fantasy cover art in college lit classes, we discussed the way women were portrayed, if pictured at all. But I don't have a single note on cover art where the female model was looking over her shoulder at the audience while presenting her behind. Odd.
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