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Pornography and silence culture"s revenge against nature by Susan Griffin

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Published by Women"s Press in London .
Written in English


  • Pornography -- Social aspects.,
  • Moral conditions.

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Edition Notes

StatementSusan Griffin.
LC ClassificationsHQ471
The Physical Object
Paginationix,277p. ;
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22396861M
ISBN 100704338777

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In , Griffin released another controversial and stirring book entitled Pornography and Silence: Culture's Revenge Against Nature. In this work of nonfiction, Griffin railed against the influence of pornography in culture, and mourned the connection to Alma mater: University of California, Berkeley.   Susan Griffin, noted feminist author, discusses the thesis of her book "Pornography and silence." She discusses the difficulties and conditions under which she wrote the book and analyzes pornography in terms of the ideology of patriarchy, drawing parallels between sexism, racism and anti-semitism. Recorded at Pacific Oaks College, August Pornography and silence by Susan Griffin; 8 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Moral conditions, Pornography, Social aspects, Social aspects of Pornography. Her book tackles questions of critical importance ‘Pornography and Silence’ is a serious effort to apply feminist insights to sexual psychology.” —The New York Times Book Review “With subtlety and control, Pornography and Silence convincingly dissects the dehumanizing character of pornography.” —The Washington Post Book World/5(5).

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Complete summary of Susan Griffin's Pornography and Silence. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Pornography and Silence. The chapter provides an introduction to the book. It offers some initial motivation for thinking why philosophical pornography debates are (and should be) theoretically and socially of significance, and how they are still in many ways unresolved. The chapter also outlines the topics to be covered and discussed in the book more generally. In addition, the chapter provides an Author: Mari Mikkola. Pornography exists to silence eros It is born from that side of the mind which would replace nature with a delusion of cultural power."" Here Susan Griffin (Woman and Nature) attacks the usual legitimations for pornography by seeing it as reflecting not man's nature but a particular culture, as leading not to freedom of speech but to silence: the silence of women and, more . Pornography and Silence: Culture's Revolt Against Nature All Book Search results » About the author () Griffin has won dozens of awards for her work as a feminist, poet, writer, essayist, playwright, and filmmaker. Moral conditions Pornography Pornography - Social aspects Social Science / Pornography: Export Citation: BiBTeX.