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Explicit Utopias

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    Amalia Ziv (Author)

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Provides an incisive account of women’:s porn and queer porn of the 1980s and 1990s.

Explicit Utopias explores a problem that has long haunted feminist, lesbian, and queer critics: the obstacles to imagining women’:s desire and sexual agency. Pornography is one arena in which women have actively sought to imaginatively overcome this problem, yet pornography has also been an object of passionate feminist contention. Revisiting the feminist sex wars of the 1980s, Amalia Ziv offers a comprehensive and thoughtful reassessment of the arguments and concerns of both camps, tying these early debates to the contemporary surge of concern over the pornification of culture. She also sets out to rectify the lack of critical attention to marginal sexual representations by examining the feminist, queer, and psychoanalytic literature on several key issues, including fantasy, the phallus, identification, and gender performativity.

“:...a welcome investigation into the possible value of alternative sexual representations for women and feminism.”: —: hypatia>
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Book details

  • PDF | 312 pages
  • Amalia Ziv (Author)
  • State University of New York Press: Reprint edition (2 July 2016)
  • English
  • 4
  • Health, Family Lifestyle

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