Eros in the Mind's Eye: Sexuality and the Fantastic in Art and Film

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This lively collection offers a wide-ranging exploration of the erotic and the fantastic in painting, illustration, and frilm. It covers Western art of six centuries--from medieval woodcuts to contemporary poster art--and the cinema of six decades--from horror classics of the 1930s to recent slasher films--documenting the surprising variety of guises in which sexuality appears in fantasy art and cinema. Among the subjects treated are occult eroticism in Medieval and Renaissance art; the use of fantasy as a vehicle for ...

Eros in the Mind's Eye: Sexuality and the Fantastic in Art and Film 1986, Greenwood Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780313241024

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