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I Am Curious (Yellow) as Sex Education in the USA

Saniya Lee Ghanoui

in Nordic Film Cultures and Cinemas of Elsewhere

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474438056
eISBN:
9781474476591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438056.003.0024
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores I Am Curious (Yellow) and the public’s response during its first box office run in the United States. It argues that the film functioned as a non-normative form of sex ... More


Saving the Family: Video Rental Stores and the Toxicity of Pornography

Peter Alilunas

in Smutty Little Movies: The Creation and Regulation of Adult Video

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291706
eISBN:
9780520965362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291706.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The final chapter examines traditional forms of regulation, focusing on the community protests, anti-pornography feminist movements, national efforts by conservative groups, and other attempts to ... More


Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist

Jay A. Gertzman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044170
eISBN:
9780813046181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044170.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Samuel Roth (1894-1974) was an American publisher, whose story moved from a shtetl in Galicia to the Lower East Side of New York, then, briefly, to England during which time he laid groundwork for ... More


Lawrence and Joyce in T. S. Eliot’s Criterion Miscellany Series

Eleni Loukopoulou

in Modernists at Odds: Reconsidering Joyce and Lawrence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060477
eISBN:
9780813050737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060477.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay explores the publication background and dissemination of the work of Joyce and Lawrence as presented in T. S. Eliot’s the Criterion Miscellany series (1929–36), a side project to his ... More


The Creation and Recreation of India’s Illicit Zones of Performing Arts: Dynamics of Exclusion in Colonial and Postcolonial India

Anna Morcom

in Illicit Worlds of Indian Dance: Cultures of Exclusion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199343539
eISBN:
9780199388189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199343539.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter outlines processes of exclusion of hereditary female performers that stretch from the first part of the nineteenth century through the twentieth and into the twenty-first. It describes ... More


Popular Culture

Gemma Moss

in The Edinburgh Companion to D. H. Lawrence and the Arts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474456623
eISBN:
9781474496056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456623.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Lawrence wanted his writing to be widely read, but he also wanted it to be an antidote to the problems he thought were exacerbated by popular culture. This chapter examines cinema in The Lost Girl ... More


Reading Like an Animal

Kathleen Frederickson

in The Ploy of Instinct: Victorian Sciences of Nature and Sexuality in Liberal Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262519
eISBN:
9780823266395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262519.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Instinct resolves a contradiction in the liberal theorization of desire-based choice. Instinctive individuals supposedly could not create or manage instinct; as a result, they could not contract ... More


The American Jewish Intelligentsia, the Claims of Humor—and the Case of Lenny Bruce

Stephen J. Whitfield

in No Small Matter: Features of Jewish Childhood

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197577301
eISBN:
9780197577332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197577301.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Several major American Jewish scholars and intellectuals have addressed the vitality and the pertinence of Jewish humor, seeing in it an entrée not only into key characteristics of communal life but ... More


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