Sex Scene: Media and the Sexual Revolution by Eric Schaefer

By Eric Schaefer

Sex Scene means that what we now have come to appreciate because the sexual revolution of the overdue Sixties and early Seventies was once really a media revolution. In full of life essays, the participants research quite a number mass media—film and tv, recorded sound, and publishing—that offer facts of the move of intercourse within the public sphere, from the mainstream to the perimeter. They talk about paintings movies such as i'm Curious (Yellow), mainstream videos together with Midnight Cowboy, sexploitation motion pictures similar to Mantis in Lace, the emergence of erotic movie fairs and of homosexual pornography, using multimedia in intercourse schooling, and the sexual innuendo of The Love Boat. students of cultural reports, historical past, and media reports, the members convey shared matters to their assorted subject matters. They spotlight the more and more fluid divide among private and non-private, the increase of shopper and healing cultures, and the connection among identification politics and person rights. The provocative surveys and case stories during this nuanced cultural heritage reframe the "sexual revolution" because the mass sexualization of our mediated world.

Contributors. Joseph Lam Duong, Jeffrey Escoffier, Kevin M. Flanagan, Elena Gorfinkel, Raymond J. Haberski Jr., Joan Hawkins, Kevin Heffernan, Eithne Johnson, Arthur Knight, Elana Levine, Christie Milliken, Eric Schaefer, Jeffrey Sconce, Jacob Smith, Leigh Ann Wheeler, Linda Williams
 

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