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By Xavier Mendik

ISBN-10: 1906660352

ISBN-13: 9781906660352

From mediations on particular imagery and profiles of well-liked performers to discussions of nationwide nudities and the titillating thrills of latest applied sciences, cine-erotica has develop into an important and subversive class of up to date movie, media, and cultural reviews.

Expanding on fresh paintings in gender, cultural, and audience-based stories, Peep indicates: Cult movie and the Cine-Erotic examines the worldwide traditions of cult erotica, explaining key styles, paradigms, and performers from the realm of cult celluloid sexuality. Peep Shows contains profiles of porn performers and icons resembling Ron Jeremy, Betty web page, Catherine Breillat, and Joe D'Amato. Essays additionally presents case reports of latest porn parodies, lesbian erotica, jap red porn cinema, Café Flesh, the Seduction cinema label, the dominatrix in erotic cinema, woman porn audience, burlesque cinema programming, and porno stylish soundtracks. the amount gains particular interviews with erotic performers Seka, greenback Angel, Misty Mundae, Christina 'Thriller' Lindberg, and the prolific porn manufacturer, Michael L. Raso.

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Remains a movie of ‘delirious incoherence’, its mystique has survived the untimely demise of Curt McDowell from AIDS-related illnesses to become a central influence for a new generation of attuned erotic performers and creators. ’s sustained status as an underground cult skin-flick, Jenny Barrett considers the gradual transition of the female dominatrix figure from underground to mainstream sexual representations. In her essay ‘Let’s Do Something You Won’t Enjoy’: Dominatrix Porn, Performance and Subjectivity’, Barrett considers this most intriguing of female porn figures from a specifically British perspective.

For instance, while Robert Harrison’s pinup magazines certainly presented pin-up models as sexual objects, they also featured marked elements of camp humour and playful satire. Many of Harrison’s photo-spreads, for example, featured models acting out spoof scenarios in elaborate ‘comic book’-style photo stories whose tongue-in-cheek silliness effectively elaborated a self-parody of the whole pin-up genre. 9 And the burlesque resonated through many other aspects of Bettie Page’s career. Her work with photographer Bunny Yaeger, for instance, undoubtedly traded on Page’s knockout looks, but it was also marked by a knowing sense of irony.

15 Certainly, there is a lot of truth to this depiction of 1950s America. The McCarthyite witch-hunts, for example, may have been geared to ferreting out ‘reds under the bed’, but John D’Emilio16 and David Johnson17 both show how they were also a ‘lavender scare’ that conflated red-baiting with rabid homophobia. Representations of contented family life, meanwhile, were undoubtedly ubiquitous in American culture throughout the 1950s. Academics, politicians and the mass media all championed the family as both the cornerstone of American liberty and as a panacea to the perceived social and sexual dangers of the day.

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