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The Resource A world made sexy : Freud to Madonna, Paul Rutherford

A world made sexy : Freud to Madonna, Paul Rutherford

Label
A world made sexy : Freud to Madonna
Title
A world made sexy
Title remainder
Freud to Madonna
Statement of responsibility
Paul Rutherford
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The cult of eroticism is a pervasive force in modern society, affecting almost every aspect of our daily lives. In this book, Paul Rutherford argues that this phenomenon is a product of one of the major commercial and political enterprises of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries: the creation of desire - for sex, for wealth, and for entertainment." "A World Made Sexy examines museum exhibitions, art, books, magazines, films, and television to explore the popular rise of eroticism in America and across the developed world. Starting with a brief foray into the history of pornography, Rutherford goes on to explore a sexual liberation movement shaped by the ideas of Marx and Freud, the erotic styles of Salvador Dali and pop art, the pioneering use of publicity as erotica by Playboy and other media, and the growing concerns of cultural critics over the emergence of a regime of stimulation. In one case study, Rutherford pairs James Bond and Madonna in order to examine the link between sex and aggression. He details how television advertising after 1980 constructed a theatre of the libido to entice the buying public, and concludes by situating the cultivation of eroticism in the wider context of Michel Foucault's views on social power and governmentality, and specifically how they relate to sexuality, during the modern era."--Jacket
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rutherford, Paul
Dewey number
306.709182/10904
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ21
LC item number
.R975 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Erotica
  • Sex in advertising
  • Sex in popular culture
  • Sex in mass media
  • Sex
  • Pornography
  • Sexual freedom
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Erotica
  • Pornography
  • Sex in advertising
  • Sex in mass media
  • Sex in popular culture
  • Sex
  • Sexual freedom
  • Erotik
  • Sexualität
  • Massenmedien
  • Massenkultur
  • Werbung
  • Seksualiteit
  • Culturele verschillen
  • Psychoanalytische interpretatie
Label
A world made sexy : Freud to Madonna, Paul Rutherford
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-348) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Sex Museum -- History as Past Pornography -- The voyeur's gaze -- Liberation Theory -- The Radical Freud -- Reich's Sexual Revolution -- Marcuse's Utopia of Eros --The wisdom of Ernest Dichter -- The Erotic Sell -- The Secret Life of Salvidor Dali (1942) -- The Maidenform Woman -- The Early Playboy -- Fetish Barbie -- The Imagery of Pop Art -- Signs of Angst -- The Mechanical Bride (1951) -- The System of Objects (1968) -- Subliminal seduction (1973) -- Killing us softly (1979) -- The Erotics of Power -- The Bond Saga -- Madonna's Rise -- A Theatre of the Libido -- Erotic Trajectories -- Displays of Sin -- Fables of Lust -- Audiences and Impacts -- Sexy Posters
Control code
654440372
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 371 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442685628
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt529m6
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)654440372
Label
A world made sexy : Freud to Madonna, Paul Rutherford
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-348) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Sex Museum -- History as Past Pornography -- The voyeur's gaze -- Liberation Theory -- The Radical Freud -- Reich's Sexual Revolution -- Marcuse's Utopia of Eros --The wisdom of Ernest Dichter -- The Erotic Sell -- The Secret Life of Salvidor Dali (1942) -- The Maidenform Woman -- The Early Playboy -- Fetish Barbie -- The Imagery of Pop Art -- Signs of Angst -- The Mechanical Bride (1951) -- The System of Objects (1968) -- Subliminal seduction (1973) -- Killing us softly (1979) -- The Erotics of Power -- The Bond Saga -- Madonna's Rise -- A Theatre of the Libido -- Erotic Trajectories -- Displays of Sin -- Fables of Lust -- Audiences and Impacts -- Sexy Posters
Control code
654440372
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 371 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442685628
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt529m6
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)654440372

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