International Exposure: Perspectives on Modern European Pornography, 1800–2000

International Exposure: Perspectives on Modern European Pornography, 1800–2000

Lisa Z. Sigel


International publicity demonstrates the wealth of wishes woven into the cloth of ecu historical past: wants approximately empire and kingdom, approximately self and different, approximately lots and dearth. via documenting the various meanings of pornography, senior students from throughout disciplines express the ways in which sexuality grew to become relevant to the person, to the state, and to the transnational personality of contemporary society.

The ten essays within the quantity interact a wealthy array of subject matters, together with obscenity within the German states, censorship in France’s 3rd Republic, “she-male” web porn, the increase of incestuous longings in England, where of the Hungarian video revolution within the worldwide industry, and the politics of pornography in Russia. Taken jointly, the essays illustrate the newest techniques to content material, readership, shape, and supply in glossy eu pornography.

A immense dialogue of the vast background and country of the sphere enhances the 10 in-depth case stories that learn quite a lot of resources from literature to magazines, video to the net. through tackling the intellectual and lowdown of the pornographic shape, this quantity lays the basis for the subsequent surge of experiences within the field.

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