3 QUOTES WITH «PRURIENT»
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Sex and obscenity are not synonymous. Obscene material is material which deals with sex in a manner appealing to prurient interest.
Television is not vulgar because people are vulgar; it is vulgar because people are similar in their prurient interests and sharply differentiated in their civilized concerns.
With prurient absorption and only minimal risk, we can pretend to be the subject of the lead article on the front page of the Style section of our local newspaper for as long as it takes to finish our morning coffee.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PRURIENT»
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Interests: Gender, Democracy, and Obscenity in New ...
Exploring motion pictures, burlesque, and Broadway theater -- three forms of entertainment that were regularly condemned by anti-obscenity activists in the early 1900s -- Friedman shows how the struggle to define and regulate obscenity ...
Internet and Online Law
The first prong of the test is: "whether 'the average person, applying
contemporary community standards' would find that the work, taken as a whole,
appeals to the prurient interest."7 "Prurient" is not a commonly used word. In an
earlier case, ...
Feminist Social Thought: A Reader
As I mentioned earlier, obscenity requites a derermination that the marerial be
inrended to appeal to prurient inrerest. In making this de- rermination, the court
rejecred the relevance of 2 Live Crew's admitred motives — both theit larger
Going Nucular: Language, Politics, and Culture in ...
In a famous decision, the Supreme Court held that the standard forjudging
obscenity is “whether, to the average person, applying contemporary community
standards, the dominant theme of the material . . . appeals to prurient interest.
Saving Our Children from the First Amendment
To be obscene, material must appeal to the prurient interest, measured by the
average person and contemporary community standards. Mishkin took the
position that "some of the books involved in this prosecution, those depicting
Freedom and Taboo: Pornography and the Politics of a Self ...
almost redundant today, since most sexual expression the Court has labeled
hard-core pornography would probably also in some measure appeal to the
prurient interest of the average person. On the other hand, if prurient stimulation
Howl on Trial: The Battle for Free Expression
Can you point to — or rather, will you point to any particular part, passage or
parts of Howl which you contend arouse prurient interest? Mr. Mcintosh: I don't
know how far you can go with a word like "fuck," your Honor. The Court: Perhaps
Bill Morgan, Nancy J. Peters, 2006
Sexual Science and the Law
First, there is the issue of "prurient" interest. In their medical school training,
psychiatrists met pruritis in dermatology, where it means "itching." In terms of
sexuality, prurient might mean "a desire that demands relief." As defined by the
Criticizing the OED definitions of the word and getting his own improvement
included in the third edition as a result, Christopher Ricks suggests in his brief
discussion of the fortunes of the word 'prurient' in Keats and Embarrassment that '
To fall within the scope of COPA, works must not only “depic[t], describ[e], or
represen[t], in a manner patently offensive with respect to minors,” particular
sexual acts or parts of the anatomy, they must also be designed to appeal to the
Beth Walston-Dunham, 2008
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PRURIENT»
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Beate Uhse's Products Are Prurient, but Its Annual Meeting Is Still Dull
FLENSBURG, Germany— Doreen Schink says there is nothing exciting about her job. “It's not like you'd think,” she says. “It's very ordinary.” Ms. Schink works on ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
Committed With The Physical: An Interview With Prurient
Following the release of recent album Frozen Niagara Falls, Steven T. Hanley speaks to Prurient about vinyl fetishism, the displacement of live touring and past ... «The Quietus, Jun 15»
Prurient is the special guest at Saint Vitus tonight -- updated tour dates
Prurient also plays later this year when his tour with Godflesh hits Warsaw on ... Updated dates are listed, with a stream from Prurient's very good new album, ... «Brooklyn Vegan, Jun 15»
Public Humiliation and Flagellation Is Far More Interesting: An …
In his newest album under the Prurient moniker, acoustic guitars and keyboards are weaved in and out of the coarse distortion and anguished screaming. «Noisey, Jun 15»
Godflesh and Prurient announce North American tour, sunflowers …
Just last month, Prurient released his Frozen Niagara Falls double album. Until you can go see these twin saints of sunshine live, check those two records out. «Tiny Mix Tapes, Jun 15»
Vatican Shadow playing shows before Prurient/Godflesh tour
Prurient (aka Dominick Fernow) recently announced a tour opening for Godflesh for late summer/early fall, but Dominick will be playing shows sooner than that ... «Brooklyn Vegan, May 15»
Prurient Captures the Face of the New New York—and It Ain't Pretty
Bruni immediately reached out to Fernow after Hydra Head Records, which Prurient was signed to at the time, went out of business in 2012. “We actually [got] ... «New York Observer, May 15»
Godflesh going on tour with Prurient; coming to NY
The dates will feature direct support from dark noise maker Prurient (who recently played The Wick in BK). A stop in Brooklyn at Warsaw with British techno ... «Next Mosh, May 15»
Godflesh and Prurient Team Up for North American Tour
Along with the previously announced appearance at Montreal's Le National on September 18, Godflesh and Prurient will treat Toronto to a set at the Opera ... «Exclaim!, May 15»
Album Review: Prurient – Frozen Niagara Falls
As Prurient, Dominick Fernow has broken plenty of speakers with abrasive noise. He's also spent time with synth rock outfit Cold Cave and explored his own ... «Consequence of Sound, May 15»