Colligan argues that Nineteenth-century obscenity was caught up in the global cultural traffic of print technology, international trade and exoticism. She reveals that obscenity intersected majority and minority culture, searched out new print and visual media, and built commercial and fantasmatic global networks for its continuation and survival.
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Author Biography - Dr Colette Colligan
COLETTE COLLIGAN is Assistant Professor of English at Simon Fraser University, Canada. Her essays on Nineteenth-century literature and culture, print and media studies, and the history of obscenity appear in edited collections and leading scholarly journals. She is at work on a study of 'Pornography of the Real', which explores the convergence of documentary and pornographic realism in the Nineteenth-century.