Introduction: A Prelude to Perversion

Darren Kerr, Donna Peberdy

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    In this introduction to the edited collection Tainted Love: Screening Sexual Perversion, Kerr and Peberdy open with a discussion of Gregg Araki's controversial drama Mysterious Skin in order to establish the collection's approach and themes. The authors outline key interventions in the critical history of sexual perversion, charting the developing of definitions of and debates around sexual perversion from early sexologists to recent interventions by film and cultural theorists. Finally, an overview of the collection's chapters is provided.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationTainted Love
    Subtitle of host publicationScreening Sexual Perversion
    EditorsDarren Kerr, Donna Peberdy
    Place of PublicationLondon
    Number of pages16
    ISBN (Print)9781780761961
    Publication statusPublished - 2017


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