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The Trade in Erotica, 1920-1940

Author: Jay Gertzman

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN: 9780812217988

Category: History

Page: 424

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This first examination of the trade in erotica during the 1920s and '30s provides an understanding of the evolution of both obscenity law and sexual explicitness in literature, and raises fascinating questions about moral control, idealism, and the marketplace in ways that continue to resonate today.
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Newsletter

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Publisher: Association of Research Libr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Library science

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The Many Facets of Stephen King

Author: Michael R. Collings

Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

ISBN: 0893709239

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Page: 200

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A study of King's fiction, including a chapter on criticism and a chronology of King's works.
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Annual Bibliography of the History of the Printed Book and Libraries

Volume 30: Publications of 1999 and additions from the preceding years

Author: Dept. of Special Collections of the Koninklijke Bibliotheek

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781402016868

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 615

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The Annual Bibliography of the History of the Printed Book and Libraries aims at recording articles of scholarly value which relate to the history of the printed book, to the history of arts, crafts, techniques and equipment, and of the economic social and cultural environment, involved in its production, distribution, conservation and description.
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Women in Dada

Essays on Sex, Gender, and Identity

Author: Naomi Sawelson-Gorse

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262692601

Category: Art

Page: 686

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This book is the first to make the case that women's changing role in European andAmerican society was critical to Dada. Debates about birth control and suffrage, a declining malepopulation and expanding female workforce, the emergence of the New Woman, and Freudianism wereamong the forces that contributed to the dadaist enterprise.Among the female dadaists discussed arethe German émigré Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven; Berlin dadaist Hannah Höch; expatriate poetand artist Mina Loy; the "Queen of Greenwich Village," Clara Tice; Margaret Anderson and Jane Heap,the lesbian couple who ran the Little Review; and Beatrice Wood, who died in 1998 at the age of 105.The book also addresses issues of colonialist racism, cross-dressing and dandyism, and the genderingof the machine.
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