Synopses & Reviews
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.