Pornography And Difference

Pornography And Difference

by Berkeley Kaite
     
 

This study of pornographic magazine photographs—softcore, hardcore, transsexual/transvestite—analyzes the visual code of these images. It engages questions about masculinity and masculine sexuality such as "Is there a necessary relation between difference and phallic desire?" "Can the masculine subject imagine otherness?" "Is there a will-to-asceticism in

Overview

This study of pornographic magazine photographs—softcore, hardcore, transsexual/transvestite—analyzes the visual code of these images. It engages questions about masculinity and masculine sexuality such as "Is there a necessary relation between difference and phallic desire?" "Can the masculine subject imagine otherness?" "Is there a will-to-asceticism in this (masculine) sexual surrender to indifferentiation?"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253209795
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
11/01/1995
Pages:
191
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.53(d)

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