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Sensational flesh : race, power, and masochism

Author: Amber Jamilla Musser
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2014]
Series: Sexual cultures.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In everyday language, masochism is usually understood as the desire to abdicate control in exchange for sensation-pleasure, pain, or a combination thereof. Yet at its core, masochism is a site where power, bodies, and society come together. Sensational Flesh uses masochism as a lens to examine how power structures race, gender, and embodiment in different contexts. Drawing on rich and varied sources-from 19th  Read more...
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Musser, Amber Jamilla.
Sensational flesh.
New York : New York University Press, [2014]
(DLC) 2013049749
(OCoLC)875054372
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amber Jamilla Musser
ISBN: 9781479891405 1479891401
OCLC Number: 889675549
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 255 pages).
Contents: Introduction : theory, flesh, practice --
Specters of domination : patriarchy, colonialism, and masochism --
Objectification, complicity, and coldness : the story of O's narratives of femininity and precarity --
Time, race, and biology : Fanon, Freud, and the labors of race --
Lacerated breasts : medicine, autonomy, pain.
Series Title: Sexual cultures.
Responsibility: Amber Jamilla Musser.

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In everyday language, masochism is usually understood as the desire to abdicate control in exchange for sensation - pleasure, pain, or a combination thereof. This book uses masochism as a lens to  Read more...

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"Musser has written a book well worth reading."-Sexuality and Culture "In Sensational Flesh, Amber Jamilla Musser explores the appeal of masochism via empathetic readings of historical texts, Read more...

 
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