The Press: Colored Bodies

Fiction magazines like Liberty, Cosmopolitan (but not Satevepost) have ventured illustrations of bare-breasted Javanese, Balinese, African native women. Scientific journals and smutsheets excepted, no U. S. magazine editor would yet dare have its illustrators draw a distinct picture of a white woman with breasts completely bare. For his reason, the editor might say that women in the tropics customarily expose their upper halves; U. S. women customarily do not.

In the August issue of Hearst's Cosmopolitan appeared an instalment of Sons, novel about Chinese by...

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