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1 The Erotic Novel and Censorship in Twentieth-Century France.

John Phillips provides a broad history of the genre and the associated moral and political issues. Among the texts examined in detail – all selected for their literary or sociopolitical importance – are landmark works by Apollinaire, Louÿs, Bataille, Réage, Robbe-Grillet, Arsan, and Duvert. 1 The Erotic Novel and Censorship in Twentieth-Century France. French culture has long been perceived by the English-speaking reader as somehow more ‘erotic’ than Anglo-Saxon culture.

Download Forbidden Fictions: Pornography and Censorship in Twentieth-Century French Literature PDF. Lona Decker.

This study of French literary pornography and erotica in the 20th century explores the limits of pornography as a literary genre, and its capacity to subvert the status quo. French culture has long been perceived by the English-speaking reader as somehow more "erotic" than it. . French culture has long been perceived by the English-speaking reader as somehow more "erotic" than its Anglo-Saxon equivalent. French literary pornography has a unique history, reflecting a fascination with libertine writing that can be traced back to Rabelais and de Sade.

The Erotic Novel and Censorship in Twentieth-Century France. The Erotic Novel and Censorship in Twentieth-Century France. vii ix 1. Pornography, Poetry, Parody: Guillaume Apollinaire’s Les Onze Mille Verges.

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French culture has long been perceived by the English-speaking reader as somehow more "erotic" than its Anglo-Saxon equivalent.

The opening chapter examines the history of the reception of the pornographic text in France & considers the moral & political issues that have surrounded it, from its subversive role in the ancien regime to the current feminist debates on the effects of pornography & the case for & against censorship.

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French culture has long been perceived by the English-speaking reader as somehow more "erotic" than Anglo-Saxon . pornography in Britain from the eighteenth century to the twentieth in Modernism, Mass Culture, and the Aesthetics of Obscenity.

French culture has long been perceived by the English-speaking reader as somehow more "erotic" than Anglo-Saxon culture. 1 This impression is partly due to the large numbers of pornographic publications that have been imported from Paris since the sixteenth century, first into England and later into the United States, but also to the peculiarly French association of pornography and subversion-hence, the fascination that the genre has held for well-known and highly regarded writers from Rabelais to Robbe-Grillet.

Censorship in Twentieth-Century Literature. Literary censorship in the twentieth century has been both prior to publication-and punitive-applied after the work has been published. Censorship can be explicitly laid out in laws forbidding publication of certain ideas or information, or it can take the form of implicit censure of unpopular ideas, in which people are threatened with losing their jobs or position in society

foreign literature, and obscenity reports issued by South African authorities under the Entertainments Censorship Act of 1931 . Forbidden Fictions: Pornography and Censorship in Twentieth-Century French Literature. Sterling: Pluto Press, 1999.

foreign literature, and obscenity reports issued by South African authorities under the Entertainments Censorship Act of 1931 often read like literary criticism. What can be learned from apartheid is that systems of power have managed to limit expression even in the most nebulous and poetic of forms. Because of the fact that, as is noted of the South African example, the censors rhetoric often resembles discourse between writers and readers, its rare that casual observers interrogate this censorship as an assertion of power.

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