From medieval to present-day literature, the output of HBO, Bollywood, and the films of Abdellah Taia or Derek Jarman to the virginity testing of politically active women in Tahrir Square, the writers here explore the concept of virginity in today's world to show that ultimately virginity is a site around which our most basic beliefs about sexuality are confronted, and from which we can come to understand some of our most basic anxieties, paranoias, fears, and desires. Vi använder cookies för att förbättra din upplevelse av bokus. At once valuable and detrimental, normative and deviant, undesirable and enviable. Cristina Santos is an associate professor at Brock University. Sätt ditt betyg ». Of course boys are virgins, queers are virgins, some people reclaim their virginities, and others reject virginity from the get go.
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After all, for many people it is the sexual acts they don't do, or don't want to do, that carry the most abundant emotional clout. Virginity is of concern here, that is its utter messiness. Virgin Envy provides a welcome addition to the new subfield of virginity studies with an intrepid array of old and new, Western and non-Western, virgins and virginities. Between Pleasure and Pain: Unbecoming Female Monsters Cristina Santos. A Cultural Analysis of the Anus. Fler böcker inom Sexuella relationer.