Geoffrey Gorer - The Pornography of Death

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  • Abstract:Geoffrey G o r e rT h e Pornography of Death“Birth, and copulation, and death. That’s all the facts when you come to brass tacks; Birth, and copulation, and death.”T. S. Eliot. SWEENEY ACONISTES (1932)O R N O G R A P H Y is, no doubt, the opposite face, the shadow, of prudery, whereas obscenity is an aspect of seemliness. No society has been recorded which has not its rules of seemliness, of words or actions which arouse discomfort and embarrassment in some contexts, though they are essent
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