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The sex doll : a history

Author: Anthony Ferguson
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In particular this study focuses on the evolution of the sex doll through its original incarnation as a sack cloth effigy, through the marketing of inflatable dolls, to the current elaborate cyber-technology figures, in an attempt to discover the hidden drives and desires which fuel this ongoing fantasy of creating a perfect, powerless, silent partner"--Provided by publisher.
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Ferguson, Anthony, 1963-
Sex doll.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010
(DLC) 2010021493
(OCoLC)496959903
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Ferguson
ISBN: 9780786456628 0786456620
OCLC Number: 659579822
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 227 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The origin of the species --
She ain't heavy, she's just rubber --
The great leap forward --
I am your automatic lover --
Forever young --
Consumable women --
Sex doll stereotypes --
The vagaries of masculine desire --
The dark side of desire --
Do androids dream of electric orgasm? --
Revulsion, lust and love --
Conclusion : disengage from society and plug into the network.
Responsibility: Anthony Ferguson.

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