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  • n. The act or process of eroticizing.

Etymologies

erotic +‎ -ization (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Michael Kimball chats with Sam Lipsyte about The Ask (2010) which probes many these ncluding work, war, sex, class, child rearing, romantic comedies, Benjamin Franklin, cooking shows on death row, and the eroticization of chicken wire. more

    Excerpt: Too Much Happiness by Alice Munro

  • And so the eroticization of Bret and Jemaine continues into season two, and this time around, McKenzie and Clement seem to be in on the joke.

    Frankie Thomas: A Eulogy for "Flight of the Conchords" -- The Best Porn on TV

  • But at their worst, "they fed on a faintly colonialist romance with black suffering, an eroticization of African-American despair."

    It’s a White Thing

  • For example, one might interpret Catharine MacKinnon's work as claiming that to be oppressed as a woman is to be viewed and treated as sexually subordinate, where this claim is grounded in the (alleged) universal fact of the eroticization of male dominance and female submission (MacKinnon 1987; MacKinnon 1989).

    Topics in Feminism

  • Pluralist accounts of sexist oppression must also allow that there isn't an over-arching explanation of sexist oppression that applies to all its forms: in some cases it may be that women's oppression as women is due to the eroticization of male dominance, but in other cases it may be better explained by women's reproductive value in establishing kinship structures (Rubin 1975), or by the shifting demands of globalization within an ethnically stratified workplace.

    Topics in Feminism

  • Female space is also presented as something you can escape into and find strength from, specifically strength to resist dudes who treat you crapfully, and that strength to resist dudes (who you might also have sex with, it is implied) is tied to the eroticization of women, throughout.

    feminist blogs

  • He boiled down homosexuality to eroticization of envy.

    Planet Atheism

  • One might wish for a more mellifluous prose style and more bold speculation on the role of the eroticization of intellect, but overall this is a welcome addition to the lives of writers in love and lust-writers who sometimes manage to write peacefully together in the same room, and who are equally dominated by the same demanding master: literature.

    bookforum.com

  • The eroticization of normative value (s) is virtually coextensive with the legitimation of the image.

    Wired Campus

  • Indeed, it was precisely in so-called progressive circles that an eroticization of childhood and a gradual lowering of taboos began.

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