Danielle J. Lindemann's Dominatrix: Gender, Eroticism, and Control in the Dungeon PDF

By Danielle J. Lindemann

Our lives are packed with small tensions, our closest relationships filled with fight: among lady and guy, artist and patron, purist and commercialist, expert and client—and among the dominant and the submissive.

 

In Dominatrix, Danielle Lindemann attracts on huge fieldwork and interviews with specialist dominatrices in manhattan urban and San Francisco to supply a worldly portrait of those strange pros, their paintings, and their consumers. previous study on intercourse paintings has concentrated totally on prostitutes and such a lot stories of BDSM take in pro-domme/client relationships with out exploring what makes them specific. Lindemann satisfies our interest approximately those paid encounters, shining a mild on essentially the most secretive and least understood of private relationships and unthreading a heretofore unexamined patch of our social tapestry. Upending the concept those erotic workers have interaction in easy exchanges and revealing the healing and analytic nature in their paintings, Lindemann makes a big contribution to cultural reviews, anthropology, and queer reports along with her research of ways gender, energy, sexuality, and hierarchy form all of our social experiences.

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