Identifying 'permissive populism', the trickle down of permissiveness into mass consumption, as a key feature of the 1970s, Leon Hunt considers the values of an ostensibly 'bad' decade and analyses the implications of the 1970s for issues of taste and cultural capital. Hunt explores how the British cultural landscape of the 1970s coincided with moral panics, the troubled Heath government, the three day week and the fragmentation of British society by nationalism, class conflict, race, gender and sexuality.... a body with fixed boundaries He defends himself with a kind of sustained erection of the whole body, of whole cities, of whole ... We are told that Ina, in Knuckle Girls, suffers from a#39;brainafloodinga#39;, an explanatory term a#39;for the adrenalin rise which occurred ... bed, letting the mental pictures form, reform, and melt into a beautiful crimson blob that moved and shifted and grew ugly in its terrible agonya#39; (ibid.
|Title||:||British Low Culture|
|Author||:||Leon Hunt Unpr Chq, Leon Hunt|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2013-10-18|