Alice in Pornoland: Hard­core En­coun­ters with the Vic­to­rian Gothic

The New York Review of Books - - News - Laura He­len Marks

Laura He­len Marks in­ves­ti­gates the con­tra­dic­tions and see­saw­ing gen­der dy­nam­ics in Vic­to­rian-in­spired adult films and looks at why pornog­ra­phers per­sist in draw­ing sub­stance and mean­ing from the era’s Gothic tales. Pub Oct 2018. 6 x 9 in. 232 pp. 33 b&w pho­tos. Univer­sity of Illi­nois Press ISBN 978-0-252-08385-3 P/$24.95 ISBN 978-0-252-05088-6 E/$14.95

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