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The Prestige of Dirty Words and Pictures: Horace Liveright, Henry Roth, and the Graphic Novel

Josh Lambert

in Unclean Lips: Obscenity, Jews, and American Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479876433
eISBN:
9781479851584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876433.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores how social and cultural marginalization provided one motivation for the use of obscenity by American Jews. Michel Foucault notes, in The History of Sexuality, that the public ... More


Skirmishing with Jolly Roger: D. H. Lawrence, Obscenity, and Book Piracy

Chris Forster

in Filthy Material: Modernism and the Media of Obscenity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190840860
eISBN:
9780190840907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840860.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Although James Joyce’s encounter with the book pirate Samuel Roth is well known in the literature on modernism and copyright, this chapter reveals that D. H. Lawrence’s essay “Apropos of Lady ... More


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