Forbidden Partners: The Incest Taboo in Modern Culture

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Columbia University Press, 1987 - Incest - 311 pages
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Forbidden partners: the incest taboo in modern culture

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Focusing on Anglo-American culture of the late 18th century to the present, Twitchell effectively explores the support found for the incest taboo in both art and popular culture. He investigates the ... Read full review

About the author (1987)

James B. Twitchell is professor of English and advertising at the University of Florida. He is the author of several books on English literature, culture, marketing, and advertising, most recently "Living It Up: America's Love Affair with Luxury.

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