Flesh for Fantasy: Producing and Consuming Exotic Dance by Danielle EganFlesh for Fantasy: Producing and Consuming Exotic Dance by Danielle Egan

Flesh for Fantasy: Producing and Consuming Exotic Dance

EditorDanielle Egan, Katherine Frank, Merri Lisa Merri Lisa Johnson

Paperback | December 21, 2005

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With a recent burst of feature films, documentaries, and books on strippers, the business of exotic dancing is hotter than ever. Over the last decade there has been a steadily expanding interest in exotic dance, from its role as an "art form" to its benefits as a means of exercise. While the breadth of discussion generated on this topic has expanded, the fundamental debate remains the same: are female strippers empowering themselves or allowing themselves to be exploited?

With her follow-up to Jane Sexes It Up: True Confessions of Feminist Desire, M. Lisa Johnson moves beyond the old debates and gives the reader a glimpse of what exotic dancing is like through the eyes of the stripper. The essays in Flesh for Fantasy cover everything from workplace policies and conditions, legal restrictions, customer behavior, and the struggle to overcome the stereotypes associated with the profession.

Katherine Frank's most recent biography, "A Passage to Egypt: The Life of Lucie Duff Gordon", earned a rave front-page review in the "New York Times Book Review". Frank is also the author of "A Voyager Out", a life of Mary Kingsley, &"A Chainless Soul", a life of Emily Bronte, which was hailed by New York Daily News. Her work on "Indir...
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Title:Flesh for Fantasy: Producing and Consuming Exotic DanceFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inShipping dimensions:8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:December 21, 2005Publisher:Basic BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1560257210

ISBN - 13:9781560257219

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