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The Pornography of Representation

The Pornography of Representation Susanne Kappeler University ofMinnesota Press 1986 This book marks a radical and powerful intervention in traditional arguments about pornography. Kappeler re-examines the artistic distinctions between fantasy and reality, pornography and erotica, and challenges the legal definition of obscenity as well as the intellectual defence of ‘freedom of expression’. By linking images…