Transformations of pain: erotic encounters with Crash

Author(s)

McCosker, Anthony

Abstract

The focus of this chapter is the cinematic image of masochism in David Cronenberg's film Crash, which provides an important and enduring insight into the broad cultural challenges posed by the sexualisation of bodies traversed by wounds, markings and violent forces, and boundary modifications.

Publication year

2008

Publication type

Book chapter

Source

Sex, violence and the body: the erotics of wounding / Viv Burr and Jeff Hearn (eds.), Chapter 7, pp. 103-118

Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN

9780230549340

Copyright

Copyright © 2008.

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