The Black Lace Book of Women's Sexual Fantasies reveals the most private thoughts of hundreds of women. Here are sexual fantasies which on first sight appear shocking or bizarre - such as the bank clerk who wants to be a vampire and the nanny with a passion for Darth Vader. Kerri Sharp investigates the recurrent themes in female fantasies and the cultural influences that have determined them: from fairy stories to cult TV; from fetish fashion to historical novels.
The second anthology of detailed sexual fantasies contributed by women from all over the world. The book is a result of a year's research by an expert on erotic writing and gives a fascinating insight into the rich diversity of the female sexual imagination.
When Sasha comes across an old diary belonging to the late Lady Amelia Asher, the centuries-old manuscript transforms her life drastically. From the mundane and unappealing, Sasha finds herself erotically reawakened and she begins to push the boundaries of pleasure that she has never before experienced. Influenced by the diary’s tales of sexual exploits Sasha becomes more and more like the fervent Lady Amelia, but she is unaware that the passionate and powerful author is far from gone. Amelia’s ghostly presence lingers and Sasha’s climaxes become other-worldly...
Detailing sexual fantasies contributed by women from all over the world, this collection--the result of a year's research by an expert on erotic writing--gives a fascinating insight into the rich diversity of the female sexual imagination.
This book investigates what women enjoy about consuming, and in some cases producing, gay male erotic media–from slashfic, to pornographic texts, to visual pornography–and how this sits within their consumption of erotica and pornography more generally. In addition, it will examine how women’s use of gay male erotic media fits in with their perceptions of gender and sexuality. By drawing on a piece of wide-scale mixed methods research that examines these motivations, an original and important volume is presented that serves to explore and contribute to this under-researched area.
Approachable for general readers as well as for students in women's studies related courses at all levels, this invaluable guide follows the unique Companion format in combining over a dozen in-depth background chapters with more than 400 A-Z dictionary entries. The background chapters are written by major figures in the field of feminist studies, and include thorough coverage of the history of feminism, as well as extensive discussions of topics such as Postfeminism, Men in Feminism, Feminism and New Technologies and Feminism and Philosophy. The dictionary entries cover the major individuals and issues essential to an understanding both of feminism's roots and of the trends that are shaping its future. Readers will find entries on people such as Aphra Behn, Simone de Beauvoir, Princess Diana, Courtney Love and Robert Bly, and on subjects such as Afro-American feminism, cosmetic surgery, the 'new man', prostitution, reproductive technologies and 'slasher' films.
Indulgent and sensual, outrageous and taboo, but always highly erotic, this new collection of Black Lace stories takes the illicit and daring rendezvous with a lover (or lovers) as its theme. Popular Black Lace authors like Portia Da Costa and Janine Ashbless contribute saucy tales, as do a number of brand new passionate and edgy voices from the US. Packed with a broad and thrilling range of women's sexual fantasies.
Lilli Sandstrom is an archaeologist in her mid-thirties; cool blond fisherman Arvak Berg is her good-looking lover. But Lilli has had enough of their tempestuous relationship for the time being so she retreats to the northern forests of her childhood. There, in the beauty of the wilderness she explores and is seduced by a fellow archaeologist, a pair of bizarre twins, woodcutter Henrik and the glacial but bewitching Malin. And when she comes across some curious rune carvings she also begins to discover evidence of an old, familiar story. Snow Blonde is an unusual, sexy and romantic novel of fierce northern delights.
Packed with photographs of the most terrifying scenes in cinema history, this unique, definitive, comprehensive guide traces the story of horror over the past century, decade-by-decade, and provides a witty and informative critique of more than 250 films, plus the TV series and literature that informed them. With feature spreads on related themes appearing throughout—from vampires, ghosts, and comedy horror, to the occult, giallo, cannibalism, and serial killers—this book offers a superb introduction for beginners as well as something new for the die-hard horror fan. Each section has a detailed introduction looking at the development of the genre, followed by an A-Z review listing of key films, with feature spreads on dominant themes.