Mediated Sex: Pornography and Postmodern Culture / Edition 1

Mediated Sex: Pornography and Postmodern Culture / Edition 1

by Brian McNair
     
 

ISBN-10: 0340614285

ISBN-13: 9780340614280

Pub. Date: 05/28/1996

Publisher: Hodder Arnold

Mediated sex is about the proliferation of sexual discourse in all its variants, from pornography as narrowly defined to the "s/m chic" of advertising and the art of Jeff Koons and Madonna. It examines the place of these representations in late-20th century, post-HIV and AIDS culture, and in the context of the history of sexual representation from Greek

Overview

Mediated sex is about the proliferation of sexual discourse in all its variants, from pornography as narrowly defined to the "s/m chic" of advertising and the art of Jeff Koons and Madonna. It examines the place of these representations in late-20th century, post-HIV and AIDS culture, and in the context of the history of sexual representation from Greek antiquity onward. With extensive reference to examples drawn from the US and the UK, Mediated Sex attempts to make sense of and assess the many contradictory and conflicting claims made about the impact of sexual representation on individuals and societies. those

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340614280
Publisher:
Hodder Arnold
Publication date:
05/28/1996
Series:
A Hodder Arnold Publication
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.19(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.42(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements

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