Book series edited by Enrico Biasin, Giovanna Maina and Federico Zecca.

Scientific committee
Feona Attwood (Middlesex University), Mariana Baltar (Universidade Federal Fluminense), Patrick Baudry (Université de Bordeaux), Oliver Carter (Birmingham City University), Giacomo Manzoli (Università di Bologna), Wencke Fugelli Mühleisen (Universitetet i Stavanger), Katrien Jacobs (The Chinese University of Hong Kong), Peter Lehman (Arizona State University), Gloria Lauri-Lucente (University of Malta), Alan McKee (Queensland University of Technology), John Mercer (Birmingham City University), Mireille Miller-Young (University of California Santa Barbara), Peppino Ortoleva (Università degli Studi di Torino), Susanna Paasonen, Turun Yliopisto (University of Turku), Mario Perniola (Università di Roma “Tor Vergata”), Marc Siegel (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main), Clarissa Smith (University of Sunderland), Magnus Ullén (Karlstads Universitet), Thomas Waugh (Concordia University).

Mapping Pornographies: Histories, Geographies, Cultures

E pornô, tem pornô? A Panorama of Brazilian Porn


E Pornô, tem pornô? represents a panorama of the Brazilian porn industry as well as of the burgeoning field of Brazilian porn studies. The anthology covers the historical developments of Brazilian pornography, from the early pornochanchada productions – softcore films that mirrored the highly sexualized Brazilian culture of the 1960s and 1970s with comic and sometimes sarcastic overtones – to the latest strands of contemporary netporn, with a specific focus on women in explicit media. The articles included in this book also represent an overview of a specific area of... Read more →

Porn After Porn. Contemporary Alternative Pornographies

After the “digital turn,” expansion of sexual representations has taken shape quantitatively (thanks to the multiplication of production and distribution channels) and qualitatively (giving rise to a plurality of new representational forms). In this context, several social groups – including women and non-normative sexual subcultures – have obtained full citizenship rights within the “pornosphere,” moving beyond their traditional marginalization or, indeed, exclusion.

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