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Hard Core

Power, Pleasure, and the "Frenzy of the Visible"

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Hard Core by Linda Williams
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Description

In this now-classic study, Linda Williams moves beyond the impasse of the anti-porn/anti-censorship debate to analyze what hard-core film pornography is and does--as a genre with a history, as a specific cinematic form, and as part of contemporary discourse on sexuality. For the 1999 edition, Williams has written a new preface and a new epilogue, "On/scenities," illustrated with 25 photographs. She has also added a supplementary bibliography.

Author Biography

Linda Williams is Professor of Film Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, and the author of Figures of Desire: A Theory and Analysis of Surrealist Film (California, 1981) and editor of Viewing Positions: Ways of Seeing Film (1995).
Release date Australia
April 15th, 1999
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
Expanded ed
Illustrations
25 b/w photographs
Imprint
University of California Press
Pages
398
Dimensions
152x229x20
ISBN-13
9780520219434
Product ID
1906847

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