TITLE

The Hilarious Badness of Playboy

AUTHOR(S)
Brookhiser, Richard
PUB. DATE
October 1980
SOURCE
National Review;10/17/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 21, p1257
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article criticizes the elevation of pornography as reflected by the film "Deep Throat" to the level of art and scholarly subject. This is exactly what Harvard University had done when it condone the showing of the film to its scholars. One only needs to compare the Charles Sedley's "On the Happy Corydon and Phyllis" with Playboy's Miss August Playmate's poetry, to prove that pornography itself is growing increasingly self-absorbed and dehumanized.
ACCESSION #
6071686

 

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