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Pornography and Melancholy

Maes, Hans R.V. (2020) Pornography and Melancholy. APA Newsletter Feminism and Philosophy, 20 (2). E-ISSN 2155-9708. (KAR id:97776)


Section 1 proposes a new philosophical account of melancholy. Section 2 examines the reasons why one might think that pornography and melancholy are incompatible. Section 3 discusses some successful examples of melancholic pornography and makes the case that feminist pornographers are particularly well-placed to produce such material.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BH Aesthetics
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Arts and Humanities > School of Arts
Funders: University of Kent (
Depositing User: Hans Maes
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2022 18:14 UTC
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2022 10:25 UTC
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