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Tainted love : screening sexual perversion

Author: Darren Kerr; Donna Peberdy
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2017. ©2017
Series: International library of the moving image, 16.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first critical anthology to offer extended analysis of the representation of sexual perversion on screen. Interrogating the recent shift towards the mainstream in the cinematic representation of previously marginalised sexual practices, Tainted Love challenges the discourses and debates around sexual taboo, moral panics, degeneracy, deviance and disease, which present those who enact such sexualities as  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Darren Kerr; Donna Peberdy
ISBN: 9781780761954 1780761953 9781780761961 1780761961
OCLC Number: 1005124863
Description: x, 289 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Straight necrophilia as a queer perversion in Lynne Stopkewich's Kissed / Lisa Downing --
The love that dare not speak its name: O Fantasma and erotomania / John Mercer --
Perverting the explicit: Catherine Breillat's visual vocabulary of desire / Helen Hester --
From sexual perversion to social trauma: titillation, terrorism and Italian erotic cinema during the anni di piombo / Xavier Mendik --
A dangerous method: provocative performances of perversion / Donna Peberdy --
Normalising masochism: assimilating sexual perversion in Secretary / Caroline Walters --
Smutty Swedes: sex films, pornography and 'good sex' / Susanna Paasonen --
'Does this look sexual to you?' Neoliberal culture and everyday perversion in recent cinema / Martin Fradley --
Larry Clark's sex education: adolescent sexuality and the denial of denial / Sarah Arnold --
The age of perversion: L'ennui, erotic combot and intergenerational existentialism / Beth Johnson --
A mother's love cannot be denied: Ma mére / Clarissa Smith --
Perverting the Marquis de Sade in Quills / Sarah Taylor-Harmon --
'Something sweet': Little Children, the sex offender and Emma Bovary's eyes / Guy Barefoot --
Let the Right One In and the wrong one go: paedophilia and film culture / Darren Kerr.
Series Title: International library of the moving image, 16.
Responsibility: edited by Darren Kerr and Donna Peberdy.

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'In the present media moment, sexual difference and deviance are respectively celebrated and vilified like never before. This volume, appearing at such a critical juncture with a laudable Read more...

 
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