25,000 Years of Erotic Freedom




      25,000 Years of Erotic Freedom
With each new technological advance, pornography has proliferated and degraded in quality Today, porn is everywhere, but where is it art 25,000 Years of Erotic Freedom surveys the history of pornography and argues that the success and vibrancy of a society relates to its permissiveness in sexual matters.This history of erotic art brings together some of the most provocative illustrations ever published, showcasing the evolution of pornography over diverse cultures from prehistoric to modern times Beginning with the Venus of Willendorf, created between 24,000 22,000 bce, and book ended by contemporary photography, it also contains a timeline covering major erotic works in several cultures 25,000 Years of Erotic Freedom ably captures the ancient and insuppressible creative drive of the sexual spirit, making this book a treatise on erotic art. Best Read eBook 25,000 Years of Erotic Freedom author Alan Moore – heartforum.co.uk

Alan Moore is an English writer most famous for his influential work in comics, including the acclaimed graphic novels Watchmen, V for Vendetta and From Hell He has also written a novel, Voice of the Fire, and performs workings one off performance art spoken word pieces with The Moon and Serpent Grand Egyptian Theatre of Marvels, some of which have been released on CD.As a comics writer, Moore is notable for being one of the first writers to apply literary and formalist sensibilities to the mainstream of the medium As well as including challenging subject matter and adult themes, he brings a wide range of influences to his work, from the literary authors such as William S Burroughs, Thomas Pynchon, Robert Anton Wilson and Iain Sinclair New Wave science fiction writers such as Michael Moorcock horror writers such as Clive Barker to the cinematic filmmakers such as Nicolas Roeg Influences within comics include Will Eisner, Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Kirby and Bryan Talbot.

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  • Hardcover
  • 96 pages
  • 25,000 Years of Erotic Freedom
  • Alan Moore
  • English
  • 02 February 2018
  • 081094846X

10 thoughts on “ 25,000 Years of Erotic Freedom

  1. Frankie Brown says:

    25,000 Years of Erotic Freedom and I got off to a rocky start, as Alan opens the essay using ancient Greece as an example of sexual progressiveness Opening with such an example was unwise of Alan It automatically indicated a large problem that in Alan s consideration of sexuality, he only considers male sexuality even though he claims to speak on the broader subject.This book claimed to be a commentary on general sexuality and pornography, but it s actually a history of the male 25,000 Years of Erotic Freedom and I got off to a rocky start, as Alan opens the essay using ancient Greece as an example of sexual progressiveness Opening with such an example was unwise of Alan It automatically indicated a large problem that in Alan s consideration of sexuality, he only considers male sexuality even though he claims to speak on the broader subject.This book claimed to be a commentary on general sexuality and pornography, but it s actually a history of the male relationship to pornography, featuring supplemental history of general and generally straight male sexuality Which is fine, if that s what Alan claims his book is about But it s n...

  2. Phrodrick says:

    It is with some sorrow that I have to disparage Alan Moores 25,000 Years of Erotica His Watchman books are among the best graphic novels around His Lost Girls is ample and artful warning that he has a taste for the prurient I share a preference for literature and artwork that serves the various and varying appetites for things sexual So against all this why such a weak product from the otherwise powerful Mr Moore Alan Moores 25000 Years of Erotic Freedom is weak His initial hypothesis It is with some sorrow that I have to disparage Alan Moore s 25,000 Years of Erotica His Watchman books are among the best graphic novels around His Lost Girls is ample and artful warning that he has a taste for the prurient I share a preference for literature and artwork that serves the various and varying appetites for things sexual So against all this why such a weak product from the otherwise powerful Mr Moore Alan Moore s 25000 Years of Erotic Freedom is weak His initial hypothesis is that sexually free societies achieve great things while sexually repressive ones do not A fair enough and testable hypotheses but not one the book properly, scientifically tests The text rates as a decent college level paper mostly a history paper rather than a sociological analysis and there are some lovely pictures.About the picture...

  3. Vanessa Wu says:

    Now, believe it or not, I have met Mr Moore and his girlfriend, to whom he dedicated this book They are larger than life and, let s face it, Mr Moore probably thought I was smaller than life, but he shook my hand anyway in a very gentlemanly fashion and signed his name in my book Not this one, another one, which I will review separately I find Mr Moore very cute He is a magician but, I believe, a kind one, except when he s cursing people His humour is apparent in everything he says and Now, believe it or not, I have met Mr Moore and his girlfriend, to whom he dedicated this book They are larger than life and, let s face it, Mr Moore probably thought I was smaller than life, but he shook my hand anyway in a very gentlemanly fashion and signed his name in my book Not this one, another one, which I will review separately I find Mr Moore v...

  4. Will Kastner says:

    A shallow, self indulgent, and disappointing treatment of the painted printed filmed etc expression of human sexuality.

  5. Julian says:

    This is rather a curate s egg of a book, so I ll review it under several headings because, fine work though it is, when viewed from different perspectives it scores very differently.First the use of facts Moore doesn t footnote anything There are no references Apart from one hilarious case where even he says that something is pretty implausible and quotes his source, there s really no way of telling where he got some of his facts from In some cases he is simply wrong In other cases he This is rather a curate s egg of a book, so I ll review it under several headings because, fine work though it is, when viewed from different perspectives it scores very differently.First the use of facts Moore doesn t footnote anything There ar...

  6. Romano says:

    Un breve e interesante recorrido hist rico del arte er tico y la pornograf a en el United Kingdom Resulta relevante la reflexi n de Moore en torno a la pornograf a y sus implicaciones socioculturales, en ...

  7. Pieter-Jan Beyul says:

    Alan Moore s superb writing will make it difficult for the reader to stop unearthing the content of this book I read it from beginning to end without stopping Many of those who are familiar with Moore s work will know this to be true.Moore s main point is that sexually permissive cultures are preferable compared to thesexually restrictive cultures of the past and the present Exemplified in 19th century Victorian contraptions that intend to hurt swelling penises in order to avoid Alan Moore s superb writing will make it difficult for the reader to stop unearthing the content of this book I read it from beginning to end without stopping Many of those who are familiar wit...

  8. Mangoo says:

    Yet another pamphlet on that nasty thing called sex Yes, and rightly so The brand new essay from Alan Moore comes in luxury format, adorned with tens of explicit pictures taken from paintings and recent imagery The text is rather short but dense and polished, Moore s rethorical skills are at high level and the result is intriguing for the ease with which he supports his view.The main theme is that while sexually progressive cultures gave birth to advanced technologies and knowledge, sexually Yet another pamphlet on that nasty thing called sex Yes, and rightly so The brand new essay from Alan Moore comes in luxury format, adorned with tens of explicit pictures taken from paintings and recent imagery The text is rather short but dense and polished, Moore s rethorical skills are at high level and the result is intriguing for the ease with which he supports his view.The main theme is that while sexually progressive cultures gave birth to advanced technologies and knowledge, sexually repressive ones fall rapidly into decadence His review starts from a small statue of fertile Venus of 22 24...

  9. A. says:

    Truly, one of the most blatantly stupid and ignorant things I have read in my life D So, to recap on what we have learned so far sexually open and progressive cultures such as ancient Greece have given the West almost all of its civilizing aspects, whereas...

  10. Chanel J says:

    Written in Alan Moore s frank and comfortable style, this proves to be a very enjoyable read that raises some very interesting points.I definitely recommend it even for those who don t particular have any interest in sex and art.

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