Selling Sex on Screen: From Weimar Cinema to Zombie Porn by Karen A. Ritzenhoff,Catriona McAvoy

By Karen A. Ritzenhoff,Catriona McAvoy

Whether in mainstream or autonomous movies, depictions of woman prostitution and promiscuity are complex through their intersection with male fantasies. In such movies, problems with exploitation, constancy, and profitability are usually brought into the narrative, the place intercourse and tool develop into commodities traded among women and men.

In Selling intercourse on display: From Weimar Cinema to Zombie Porn, Karen A. Ritzenhoff and Catriona McAvoy have assembled essays that discover the illustration of ladies and sexual transactions in movie and tv. integrated in those discussions are the movies Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Eyes huge Shut, L.A. Confidential, Pandora’s Box, and Shame and such courses as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Gigolos. by means of exploring the topics of sophistication transformations and feminine monetary independence, the chapters transcend textual research and view politics, censorship, social traits, legislation, race, and know-how, in addition to sexual and gender stereotypes.

By exploring this advanced topic, Selling intercourse on reveal offers a spectrum of representations of hope and sexuality during the relocating photo. This quantity should be of curiosity not just to scholars and students of movie but additionally researchers in gender reviews, women’s reports, criminology, sociology, movie reports, edition experiences, and well known culture.

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