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Television, sex and society : analyzing contemporary representations

Title
Television, sex and society : analyzing contemporary representations / edited by Basil Glynn, James Aston, and Beth Johnson.
Format
Book
Published
New York : Continuum, c2012.
Description
xxi, 196 p. ; 23 cm.
Other contributors
Glynn, Basil.
Aston, James, 1973-
Johnson, Beth, 1980-
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Pt. 1. TV and the democratization of sex
  • Shameless: situating sex beyond the city/ Beth Johnson
  • Sex, society and the slayer/ Madeleine Smith
  • Fangbanging: sexing the vampire in Alan Ball's True Blood/ Melanie Waters
  • True Blood, sex and online fan culture/ Emily Brick
  • Pt. 2. TV and the absence of sex
  • Beekeeper suits, plastic casings, rubber gloves and cling film: examining the importance of "no-sex" sex in Pushing Daisies/ Rebecca Feasey
  • Television x-cised: restricted hardcore and the resisting of the real/ James Aston
  • Imagination in the box: Woju's realism and the representation of Xiaosan/ Ruth Y.Y. Hung
  • My lovely Sam-soon: absent sex and The unbearable lightness of sweet Korean romance/ Jeongmee Kim
  • pt. 3. TV sex and heritage: sexual representation and re-presentation
  • "Why should I hide my regard": erotic Austen/ Jonathon Shears
  • Performance anxiety and costume drama: lesbian sex on the BBC/ Amber Regis
  • The conquests of Henry VIII: masculinity, sex and the national past in The Tudors/ Basil Glynn.
Subject headings
Sex on television.
ISBN
9781441179456 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1441179453 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780826434982 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0826434983 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Holdings

Library
Indpls - IUPUI University Library
Call Number
PN1992.8.S44 T45 2012
Location
Checked out Due: 12-26-2019