Hard Core: Power, Pleasure, and the "Frenzy of the Visible"by Linda Williams
In this now-classic study, Linda Williams moves beyond the impasse of the anti-porn/anti-censorship debate to analyze what hard-core film pornography is and doesas a genre with a history, as a specific cinematic form, and as part of contemporary discourse on sexuality. For the 1999 edition, Williams has written a new preface and a new epilogue, "On/scenities," illustrated with 25 photographs. She has also added a supplementary bibliography.
- University of California Press
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- 6.00(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.86(d)
Meet the Author
Linda Williams is the author of Figures of Desire: A Theory and Analysis of Surrealist Film and co-editor of Re-Vision: Essays in Feminist Film Criticism. She is Professor of Film Studies at the University of California, Irvine.
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