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Healthy Love

Mike W. Martin

in From Morality to Mental Health: Virtue and Vice in a Therapeutic Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195304718
eISBN:
9780199786572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195304713.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter begins by illustrating how love can simultaneously involve sickness and immorality, using examples of jealousy, unrequited love, and sadomasochism. It then outlines a virtue-oriented ... More


Conclusion

Neil Cornwell

in Odoevsky's Four Pathways into Modern Fiction: A Comparative Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082092
eISBN:
9781781702062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082092.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter looks briefly at some of the ‘pathways’ within, and to, a fairly recent prizewinning novel, published in 1995 and written by a Russian, Andreï Makine, who writes only in French and has ... More


Ordinary Masochisms: Agency and Desire in Victorian and Modernist Fiction

Jennifer Mitchell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066677
eISBN:
9780813058863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066677.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Ordinary Masochisms argues for literary alternatives to pervasive dictatorial norms about masochism that first surface in Victorian literature, reach their pioneering pinnacle in the modernist ... More


Queer Curatorship

Jennifer Tyburczy

in Sex Museums: The Politics and Performance of Display

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226315102
eISBN:
9780226315386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315386.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Queer scholarship has emphasized the construction, interpretation, and development of archives and has foregrounded the politics of historiography. This final chapter brings these fields together in ... More


‘Sex ferocity’ and ‘the sadic lusts of certain novelists’: Sexuality, Sadomasochism, and Suppression in Parade’s End

Max Saunders

in War and the Mind: Ford Madox Ford's Parade's End, Modernism, and Psychology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780748694266
eISBN:
9781474412391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694266.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores Graham Greene’s claim that the Tietjens books are ‘almost the only adult novels dealing with the sexual life that have been written in English’. Focusing on Some Do Not…, it ... More


Eileen Chang and Ang Lee at the Movies: The Cinematic Politics of Lust, Caution

Kam Louie (ed.)

in Eileen Chang: Romancing Languages, Cultures and Genres

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083794
eISBN:
9789882209060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083794.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Eileen Chang's “Lust, Caution” and Ang Lee's 2007 adaptation of the story deal with appearance, performance, betrayal and the cinema. This chapter looks at the various political positions rendered ... More


Pubic Veilings and Public Surveillance: Obscenity Laws and Obscene Fantasies in Japan

Anne Allison

in Permitted and Prohibited Desires: Mothers, Comics, and Censorship in Japan

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219908
eISBN:
9780520923447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219908.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter concludes the hook and is a multilayered analysis of Article 175, the law against obscenity that has remained basically consistent since its inception during Japan's period of ... More


Content Form

Kent L. Brintnall

in Ecce Homo: The Male-Body-in-Pain as Redemptive Figure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226074696
eISBN:
9780226074719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226074719.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter considers the startling—and, the author argues, politically productive—juxtapositions in Robert Mapplethorpe's photographs. The analysis here focuses on how these images train their ... More


Livia, Sadomasochism, and the Anti-Augustan Tradition in Rome

Anna McCullough

in Rome Season Two: Trial and Triumph

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781474400275
eISBN:
9781474412148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400275.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The chapter, “Livia, Sadomasochism, and the Anti-Augustan Tradition in Rome,” by Anna McCullough, demonstrates how the second season of the series Rome deftly echoes the ancient historical sources ... More


Permeability: The Open Wounds of the Lovers’ Flesh

Elaine Padilla

in Divine Enjoyment: A Theology of Passion and Exuberance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263561
eISBN:
9780823266296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263561.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Recasting passion as joy mixed with pain, and based on the previous chapter’s insights on the meaning of the divine ecstasy, this chapter develops the notion of divine desire or yearning, in the ... More


Masochism and Marriage in The Rainbow and Ulysses

Johannes Hendrikus Burgers and Jennifer Mitchell

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/9780813060477.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter brings two foundational works of D.H. Lawrence and James Joyce into conversation by demonstrating their mutual interest in contemporary theories of masochism. Traditionally, scholarship ... More


E. L. James

Tim Parks

in Life and Work: Writers, Readers, and the Conversations between Them

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215366
eISBN:
9780300216738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215366.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers a reading of E. L. James's novel Fifty Shades of Grey, which features explicitly erotic scenes with elements of sexual practices involving sadomasochism. The novel's underlying ... More


1949–1952: Times Square, Peggy Roth, Southern Gothic, Céline, and Nietzsche

Jay A. Gertzman

in Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044170
eISBN:
9780813046181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044170.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Roth’s mail-order offerings in the 1940s and 1950s were similar to the materials offered in the Times Square bookstores of the same period. Those locations were often raided because of the sexual ... More


Challenging the Normal and the Perverse: Feminist Speculations on Sexual Preference

Linda LeMoncheck

in Loose Women, Lecherous Men: A Feminist Philosophy of Sex

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195105568
eISBN:
9780199852949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105568.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The “loose women” described in this book pose a threat to patriarchy by challenging the constraints of monogamy imposed on women by an androcentric heterosexuality. However, women in search of sexual ... More


Escape from Freedom

Lawrence J. Friedman and Anke M. Schreiber

in The Lives of Erich Fromm: Love's Prophet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162593
eISBN:
9780231531061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162593.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the personal and historical contexts of Erich Fromm’s book Escape from Freedom. Fromm’s preoccupation with the rescue of family members and others from a Holocaust in the making ... More


Rituals of Hegemonic Masculinity: Cinema, Torture, and the Middle East

Viola Shafik

in Speaking about Torture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242245
eISBN:
9780823242283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242245.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter relates mass-mediated abuses against Arabs and Muslims in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Guantánamo to relevant U.S.-American films since the 1980s and to Middle Eastern films in order to show ... More


“Shaping Herself into A Dutiful Wife”: Demythologizing White Femininity and the White Home in Frank Yerby’s The Foxes of Harrow and Zora Neale Hurston’s Seraph on the Suwanee

Veronica T. Watson

in The Souls of White Folk: African American Writers Theorize Whiteness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617038891
eISBN:
9781621039808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038891.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Analyzing white life novels by Frank Yerby and Zora Neale Hurston, this chapter theorizes the connection between race and class in the subjectivities of white women. In the psychological sketch Yerby ... More


Screening Torture: An introduction

Michael Flynn and Fabiola F. Salek

in Screening Torture: Media Representations of State Terror and Political Domination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153591
eISBN:
9780231526975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153591.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the representation of torture in film and television. It shows how torture scenes have proliferated in most genres of film over the past decade, giving rise to a new mutation known ... More


Specters of Domination: Patriarchy, Colonialism, and Masochism

Amber Jamilla Musser

in Sensational Flesh: Race, Power, and Masochism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479891818
eISBN:
9781479891405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479891818.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between masochism and white male privilege as articulated in feminist debates about patriarchy and lesbian sadomasochism. These debates revolved around the ... More


BDSMSF(QF): Sadomasochistic Readings of Québécois Women's Science Fiction

Sylvie Bérard

in Queer Universes: Sexualities in Science Fiction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311352
eISBN:
9781846313882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313882.010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter discusses the level of sadism or cruelty in science fiction. It also focuses on the subgenre of BDSMSF, which is a combination of sadomasochism and science fiction. This subgenre ... More


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