Beyond explicit : pornography and the displacement of sex /

"Develops a novel characterization of the pornographic as a cultural concept"--Provided by publisher.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hester, Helen, 1983- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, 2014.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • List of illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: critical voices in porn studies
  • Feminism, pornography, transgression
  • The sex wars : transgressive politics and the politics of transgression
  • Rethinking transgression
  • Sex and disgust in popular culture
  • Intensity and prurience : pornography after sex
  • "Not all of it will get your dick hard" : pornography and displacement
  • Prurience and postmodernism
  • Violence, sympathy, titillation : the body in a state of intensity
  • Pornography and the real
  • Pornography and the appetite for authenticity
  • Autobiography and/as the real
  • Sex, trauma, and the authenticity effect
  • Conclusion: pornographication and the explosion of the pornographic
  • Endnotes
  • References
  • Index.