Sexplosion: From Andy Warhol to a Clockwork Orange- How a Generation of Pop Rebels Broke All the Tab (BOK)

Robert Hofler

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After the sexual revolution came the sexual explosion The six years between 1968 and 1973 saw more sexual taboos challenged than ever before. Film, literature, and theater simultaneously broke through barriers previously unimagined, giving birth to what we still consider to be the height of sexual expression in our pop culture: Portnoy's Complaint, Myra Breckinridge, Hair, The Boys in the Band, Midnight Cowboy, Last Tango in Paris, and Deep Throat. In Sexplosion, Robert Hofler weaves a lively narrative linking many of the writers, producers, and actors responsible for creating these and other controversial works, placing them within their cultural and social frameworks. During the time the Stonewall Riots were shaking Greenwich Village and Roe v. Wade was making its way to the Supreme Court, a group of daring artists was challenging the status quo and defining the country's concept of sexual liberation. Hofler follows the creation of and reaction to these groundbreaking works, tracing their connections and influences upon one another and the rest of entertainment. Always colorful and often unexpected, Sexplosion is an illuminating account of a generation of sexual provocateurs and the power their works continue to hold decades later.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Robert Hofler
Forlag
Harper Collins World
ISBN 9780062088345
Antall sider 368 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,9cm x 3cm
Vekt 548 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Popular culture, Biography: arts & entertainment, History of the Americas, 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000, Individual artists, art monographs

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