New PDF release: Understanding Pornographic Fiction: Sex, Violence, and

By Charles Nussbaum

ISBN-10: 1137556757

ISBN-13: 9781137556752

ISBN-10: 1349579793

ISBN-13: 9781349579792

This paintings defends major theses. First, glossy Western pornographic fiction services as a self-deceptive car for sexual or blood-lustful arousal; and moment, that its emergence owes as a lot to Puritan Protestantism and its internal- or this-worldly asceticism as does the emergence of contemporary rationalized capitalism.

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