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The Invention of pornography : obscenity and the origins of modernity, 1500-1800

Author: Lynn Hunt
Publisher: New York : Zone Books ; Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by MIT Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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collection of ten essays tracing the history and various uses of pornography in early modern Europe

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Kongress
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Hunt
ISBN: 0942299698 9780942299694
OCLC Number: 35750667
Description: 411 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Obscenity and the Origins of Modernity, 1500-1800 / Lynn Hunt --
EARLY POLITICAL AND CULTURAL MEANINGS --
Humanism, Politics and Pornography in Renaissance Italy / Paula Findlen --
The Politics of Pornography: L'Ecole des Filles / Joan DeJean --
Sometimes a Scepter is Only a Scepter: Pornography and Politics in Restoration England / Rachel Weil --
PHILOSOPHICAL AND FORMAL QUALITIES --
The Materialist World of Pornography / Margaret C. Jacob --
Truth and the Obscene Word in Eighteenth-Century French Pornography / Lucienne Frappier-Mazur --
The Libertine Whore: Prostitution in French Pornography from Margot to Juliette / Kathryn Norberg --
Erotic Fantasy and Male Libertinism in Enlightenment England / Randolph Trumbach --
Politics and Pornography in the Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Dutch Republic / Wijnand W. Mijnhardt --
Pornography and the French Revolution / Lynn Hunt.
Responsibility: edited by Lynn Hunt.

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Fascinating...a fiercely intelligent and provocative collection that provides new insights into both the origins of modern pornography and the dynamics of cultural modernity. -- Michiko Kakutani New Read more...

 
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