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Dirty Looks: Women, Pornography, Power

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A book about not just the theory but also the practice of pornography, Dirty Looks includes essays by photographer Grace Lau and porn-performer Annie Sprinkle as well as renowned writers Lynne Segal and Linda Williams.

Table of Contents

Does pornography cause violence? : the search for evidence / Lynne Segal — The body's shadow realm / Gertrud Koch — Second thoughts on Hard core : American obscenity law and the scapegoating of deviance / Linda Williams — A provoking agent : the pornography and performance art of Annie Sprinkle / Linda Williams — Through a gaze darkly : pornography's academic market / Jennifer Wicke — The erotic in Asian cinema / Maureen Turim — Look back/talk back / Bette Gordon and Karyn Kay — Complicity : women artists investigating masculinity / Liz Kotz — She-male fantasies and the aesthetics of pornography / Laura Kipnis — "Above the pulp-line" : the cultural significance of erotic art / Lynda Nead — The seduction of boundaries : feminist fluidity in Annie Sprinkle's art/education/sex / Chris Straayer — Confessions of a complete scopophiliac / Grace Lau — Maid to order : commercial S/M and gender power / Anne McClintock.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780851704043
Subtitle:
Women, Pornography, Power
Editor:
Gibson, Pamela C.
Author:
Gibson, Roma
Author:
Gibson, Pamela Church
Editor:
Gibson, Roma
Author:
Clover, Carol J.
Publisher:
British Film Institute
Location:
London :
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Pornography
Subject:
Feminism
Subject:
Obscenity (law)
Subject:
Obscenity.
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
General Performing Arts
Subject:
Film - General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 880
Publication Date:
19930901
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
248
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6 x .5 in 15 oz

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