Porn Studies / Edition 1

Porn Studies / Edition 1

by Linda Williams
     
 

ISBN-10: 0822333120

ISBN-13: 9780822333128

Pub. Date: 07/21/2004

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

A collection of contemporary work on pornographic film and video, edited by one of the founders of the field.

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A collection of contemporary work on pornographic film and video, edited by one of the founders of the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822333128
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
07/21/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.62(h) x 1.34(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Porn Studies: Proliferating Pornographies On/Scene: An Introduction1
Part 1Contemporary Pornographies
How to Do Things with the Starr Report: Pornography, Performance, and the President's Penis27
Sex in the Suburban: Porn, Home Movies, and the Live Action Performance of Love in Pam and Tommy Lee: Hardcore and Uncensored50
Office Sluts and Rebel Flowers: The Pleasures of Japanese Pornographic Comics for Women77
Going On-line: Consuming Pornography in the Digital Era104
Part 2Gay, Lesbian, and Homosocial Pornographies
Homosociality in the Classical American Stag Film: Off-Screen, On-Screen127
The Cultural-Aesthetic Specificities of All-male Moving-Image Pornography142
What Do You Call a Lesbian with Long Fingers? The Development of Lesiban and Dyke Pornography167
The Gay Sex Clerk: Chuck Vincent's Straight Pornography198
Part 3Pornography, Race, and Class
The Resurrection of Brandon Lee: The Making of a Gay Asian American Porn Star223
Skin Flicks on the Racial Border: Pornography, Exploitation, and Interracial Lust271
Crackers and Whackers: The White Trashing of Porn309
Part 4Soft Core, Hard Core, and the Pornographic Sublime
Pinup: The American Secret Weapon in World War II335
Gauging a Revolution: 16 mm Film and the Rise of the Pornographic Feature370
Video Pornography, Visual Pleasure, and the Return of the Sublime401
Part 5Pornography and/as Avant-Garde
Andy Warhol's Blow Job: Toward the Recognition of a Pornographic Avant-garde431
Unbracketing Motion Study: Scott Stark's noema461
Suggested Reading: An Annotated Bibliography479
Pornographic Film and Video: A Select List of Archives and Commercial Sites491
List of Contributors495
Index497

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