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Subversion, Sexuality and the Virtual Self


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Jude Elund
    Pages 1-15
  3. Jude Elund
    Pages 107-131
  4. Jude Elund
    Pages 132-156
  5. Jude Elund
    Pages 157-162
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 163-178

About this book


The text analyses identities within virtual on-screen environments. Investigating regions in Second Life, it explores topical issues of the body in virtual space, nature and mythology in virtual environments, and the key arguments surrounding normative and subversive representations of gender, sexuality and subversion in screen-based environments.


virtual worlds sexuality gender subversion Second Life masculinity femininity body corpus environment experience mass nature space utopia

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Edith Cowan UniversityAustralia

About the authors

Jude Elund is Lecturer at Edith Cowan University, Australia, lecturing in New Media, Communication, Public Relations and Cultural Studies. Her specialisms include the social uses of technology as well as its political, philosophical and cultural implications, while her current projects include the investigation of subversive spaces and digital screen culture.

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