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The erotic engine

Author
Barss, Patchen.
Title
The erotic engine / Patchen Barss.
Format
Book
Published
[Toronto] : Doubleday Canada, c2010.
Description
310 p. ; 24 cm.
Variant title
Subtitle on jacket : How pornography has powered mass communication, from Gutenberg to Google
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-295) and index.
Contents
  • Part one: drawing, painting, carving, writing
  • The oldest impression
  • the "Hottentot Venus" and the history of civilization
  • The Virgin and the naughty monkey
  • Fleshing the press
  • Part two: mechanical reproduction
  • Exposure time
  • Stag nation
  • The format war
  • "U" tube
  • Erotica online
  • Virtual world FAQ
  • The games people play
  • Part three: the modern pornography industry
  • The commercialization of in the internet
  • Pornography outstrips the mainstream
  • The strange future of mass communication
  • Words get in the way
  • Out of the MUD
  • Emergent sex and non-emergent technology
  • The law of unintended consequences
  • Down but not out
  • A touchy subject.
Kinsey subjects
Mass media.
Popular culture studies.
Erotica.
Erotica distribution.
Erotica industry.
Erotica research.
ISBN
9780385667364 (bound)
0385667361 (bound)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
071.3 B27 e7 2010
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute