The spine may show signs of wear. Register a free 1 month Trial Account. The spine may show signs of wear. Along the way, she explores the liberating effects of pornography, the eroticism of religion, the unprecedented sexual honesty created by cyberspace and the persistent myths about masculinity and femininity. You can also find customer support email or phone in the next page and ask more details about availability of this book. She asks the qu Lisa Palac charts her dizzying course from midwestern Catholic schoolgirl to anti-smut crusader to sex-positive feminist and cutting-edge pornographer. I found the book really funny but that's just me.
Not every sexual encounter was wonderful; sometimes there wasn't even any sex. What makes danger so appealing? Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. In the early '90s, after a stint as a senior editor at the groundbreaking lesbian sex journal On Our Backs, Lisa Palac took charge of a new magazine called Future Sex. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. As it is, however, The Edge of the Bed shows flashes of joyous fun, but is ultimately flat and self-indulgent. And then Lisa changed her point of view and became a sex-positive feminist. About this Item: Little, Brown and Company.
But eh pages and crisp and clean, with no markings. What makes danger so appealing? When you get right down to it, Lisa Palac is a sort-of interesting person who has known many truly over-the-top interesting people--in addition to Susie Bright, Palac worked with prostitute turned performance artist and sex educator Annie Sprinkle, and Betty Dodson, the grandmother of the women's sexual liberation movement, among others. Note: We cannot guarantee that every book is in the library. She is tolerant of diversity, but at the same time she pulls no punches in condemning those who would belittle and shame us for our natural drives. Being a sexual person does not equate to being a deviant. The top of the pages has minor soiling near the edges, as if a slight drop of coffee is present in a thin line.
What makes danger so appealing? If the reader can relate to the book in so many levels it's understandable, right? I found the book really funny but that's just me. If the reader can relate to the book in so many levels it's understandable, right? Being a sexual person does not equate to being a dev I don't think The Edge of the Bed is erotica though that's its category in several online bookstores. He managed to convince her to watch a video with her; that led to another, and another. If you get easily offended or do not appreciate a dry sense of humour you might want to steer clear from this. You'd think, considering its subject and her utter frankness about it, Lisa Palac's book would be a lot more fun. Book is in Used-Good condition. Lisa went away to college where she became a feminist.
The spine may show signs of wear. Palac's lucid recitation of the facts of her birth, happy midwestern childhood, and undergraduate years seem as though she's told them many, many times before. It discusses erotica, and is incredibly explicit, but those are anecdotes of a total picture. Reliable customer service and no-hassle return policy. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. But you won't need to don a full-body cybersex interface to appreciate Palac's The Edge of the Bed.
Palac, like her close friend and mentor Susie Bright, has been one of the foremost pop critics of the American sexual landscape—and of repressive tendencies in feminism. Earthlight Books is a family owned and operated, independent bookstore serving Walla Walla, Washington since 1973. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Khutaza Park, Bell Crescent, Westlake Business Park. Palac relates her upbringing, revisiting her Catholic childhood, her parents' loveless marriage and her subsequent attempts at establishing romantic relationships in the stormy sexual climate of San Francisco with an energetically bouncing prose and a self-deprecating gift for the dramatic.
Along the way, she finds time to state her views on pornography, cybersex and sexual honesty, drawing you into her life with a magnetic charisma. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp s. It discusses erotica, and is incredibly explicit, but those are anecdotes of a total picture. With disarming honesty and self-deprecating humor, Palac writes about how she began to gain control of her sexuality. You might remember the early eighties, when political correctness was aborning and we feminists were leading the way.
In my masters thesis i expected to defend my belief that porn use is not grounds for divorce to my surprise i ended up defending a different conclusion. She believes that women have a sexual side that should be celebrated. Along the way, she explores the liberating effects of pornography, the eroticism of religion, the unprecedented sexual honesty created by cyberspace and the persistent myths about masculinity and femininity. Hers is a life worth reading, and, with only 35 years behind her, there should be plenty more to come. Customer service is our top priority!.
She asks the questions so many women - and men - have asked themselves, such as: Why do sexual desires and sexual politics rarely agree? And she's absolutely captivating when she's describing her forays into the then very new world of the internet and cyberporn, when it took thirty minutes to download one dirty photo and the chat rooms were full of people discovering the joys of being able to be whoever they wanted to be and say whatever they wanted to say and live out online whatever fantasies they wanted to type. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. But being brought up Catholic - and the grim-to-hilarious results - just isn't enough to explain her unusual and interesting career. And is there too much sex in pop culture or just too much sexual hypocrisy? Showing off sexuality is not anti-feminist. About this Item: Little, Brown and Company, 1997. Possible ex library copy, thatâ ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library.
He was reluctant to meet her, but Palac insisted, and they eventually did meet, and continued their love affair. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. He managed to convince her to watch a video with her; that led to another, and another. A activation email has been sent to you. Customer service is our top priority!. Book Descriptions: The Edge Of The Bed How Dirty Pictures Changed My is good choice for you that looking for nice reading experience. About this Item: Little, Brown and Company.