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The Erotic Engine

The Erotic Engine

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Written by Patchen BarssAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Patchen Barss

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
  • Publisher: Anchor Canada
  • On Sale: June 21, 2011
  • Price: $19.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-385-66737-1 (0-385-66737-X)
Also available as an eBook.


Part One: Drawing, Painting, Carving, Writing
One The Oldest Impression
Two The “Hottentot Venus” and the History of Civilization
Three The Virgin and the Naughty Monkey
Four Fleshing the Press
Part Two: Mechanical Reproduction
Five Exposure Time
Six Stag Nation
Seven The Format War
Eight “U” Tube
Nine Erotica Online
Ten Virtual World FAQ
Eleven The Games People Play
Part Three: The Modern Pornography Industry
Twelve The Commercialization of the Internet
Thirteen Pornography Outstrips the Mainstream
Part Four: The Strange Future of Mass Communication
Fourteen Words Get in the Way
Fifteen Out of the MUD
Sixteen Emergent Sex and Non-emergent Technology
Seventeen The Law of Unintended Consequences
Eighteen Down but Not Out
Nineteen A Touchy Subject
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