Resisting Nudities: A Study in the Aesthetics of Eroticism (Paperback)
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Resisting Nudities: A Study in the Aesthetics of Eroticism (Paperback)

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Paperback 102 Pages / Published: 30/06/2008
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This provocative book re-conceives the erotic and its imaginative manifestations as an aesthetic ultimately driven by the disruption of desire. Critical, philosophical, and erotic texts construct a framework for understanding the aesthetics of eroticism including a "resisting nude" grounded in a theory of absence and the psychosocial dynamic of physical and mental surveillance. Resisting Nudities offers a necessary link between the poetry of jouissance and the revolt of body and mind intrinsic to the erotic, at a key moment in our contemporary cultural landscape. Written through a poetic lens, it is a creative new analysis of what George Bataille called the most intense of human moments.

Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc
ISBN: 9780820486147
Number of pages: 102
Weight: 290 g
Dimensions: 230 x 160 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition

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