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Sex, literature and censorship

Sex, literature and censorship

Author: Jonathan Dollimore
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Polity, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Those who love and live by art, tell us that it is the most exalted expression of civilized life. In this provocative new book Jonathan Dollimore argues that, far from confirming humane values,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Dollimore
ISBN: 0745627641 9780745627649 0745627633 9780745627632
OCLC Number: 186447538
Description: 206 s
Contents: Acknowledgements. Preface. Part I: Desire and Theory. Chapter 1: a Too Hot For Yalea ? The Challenge of Queer Theory. Chapter 2: The New Bisexuality. Chapter 3: Wishful Theory. Chapter 4: Sexual Disgust . Part II: Dangerous Knowledge. Chapter 5: Daemonic Desires. Chapter 6: Dangers Within. Part III: Desire and Art. Chapter 7: Those Who Love Art the Most Also Censor it the Most. Chapter 8: Critical Wars and Academic Censors. Chapter 9: Shakespeare at the Limits of Political Criticism. Chapter 10: The Aesthetic Attraction of Fascism. Chapter 11: Desire: Art Against Philosophy?. Conclusion. Notes. Bibliography. Name Index. Subject Index
Responsibility: Jonathan Dollimore.


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'In his original and exciting new book, Jonathan Dollimore sets out to liberate art from contemporary conservative and radical agendas, both of which, as he brilliantly shows, weaken the power of art Read more...

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