by Jeffrey Luther
Genre: Arts & Photography; Postcards
Publisher: Prion Books
No. of Pages: 24
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Product Description As America slowly relaxed its moral codes in the post war era, the pulp novels of the paperback racks offered an initiation ot the previously hidden demi-mondes of sex and hedonistic excess. While the cover blurbs fained shock and disgust, the cover art revelled in the illicit danger and excitement and their exploitation fantasies offered a lurid window on America’s supressed desire. A frequent fantasy was that of the tough, predatory woman who know what she wants and how to get it. From the hard-boiled femme fatale to the all-out leather-clad dominatrix and ‘strange hungers’ of lesbian desire, Pulp Postcards gathers together the most daring of these original jackets. From the Publisher As America slowly relaxed its moral codes in the postwar era, the pulp novels of the paperback racks offered an initiation into the previously hidden demimondes of sex and hedonistic excess. While the cover blurbs feigned shock and disgust, the cover art reveled in the illicit danger and excitement, and their fantasies offered a lurid window on Americas suppressed desires. From the highvoltage temptress to the leatherclad dominatrix, Pulp Classics Postcards presents the most daring of these images in all their depraved and reckless glory. 23 color pullout postcards. Already available in the Pulp Classics Postcard series: She Tried to Be Good: Sirens and Vamps from the Pulp Classics, ThrillMad Pussycats: HighVoltage Temptresses from the Pulp Classics and Too Late to Resist: Steamy Clinches from the Pulp Classics.
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