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Mediated Sex: Pornography & Postmodern Culture
Mediated sex is about the proliferation of sexual discourse in all its variants, from pornography as narrowly defined to the "s/m chic" of advertising and the art of Jeff Koons and Madonna. It examines the place of these representations in late-20th century, post-HIV and AIDS culture, and in the context of the history of sexual representation from Greek antiquity onward. W ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published May 31st 1996 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published 1996)
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Mediated sex is an impressive book that covers a topic of pornography in the broader context of postmodern culture. It's very well written and readable, ideal for someone with basic knowledge of the subject. The book proposes complex research on the topic and can be used as a solid theoretical base for any further studies in the field of pornography, gender studies or mediated sex itself.