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Eating Out: Food And Sex, Cannibalism And Prostitution: An Analysis Of Sex And Eating As Parallel Methods Of Consumption In Film, Rose M. Jimenez Jan 2014

Eating Out: Food And Sex, Cannibalism And Prostitution: An Analysis Of Sex And Eating As Parallel Methods Of Consumption In Film, Rose M. Jimenez

Graduate Student Publications and Research

This piece analyzes aspects of the parallel framing of sexuality and food throughout 20th and 21st century film. It is a rare analysis of film naturalism with common themes that include the comparison of the body, especially the female body, to meat and other food, and ideas of prostitution and cannibalism as methods of consumption of the human body. Films span over 100 years of cinema, from mainstream blockbuster films to underground international film.


Perspectives On Pornography Demand Ethical Critique, Wendy N. Wyatt, Kristie Bunton Jan 2009

Perspectives On Pornography Demand Ethical Critique, Wendy N. Wyatt, Kristie Bunton

Communication and Journalism Faculty Publications

It takes no more than a cursory review of the literature on pornography to discover the very deep divides that permeate attitudes about the practice. Scholarship on pornography from the political, psychological, sociological, legal, economic, religious, and, of course, ethical traditions reveals that pornography has been hotly contested for years. And the debate shows little sign of ending. Like other disputed issues, most perspectives on pornography have come to represent one of two polarized positions: the strident anti-porn view and the equally strident anti-censorship view.

Part I of this chapter examines the state of scholarship on pornography framed around the ...