Loslyf. 16 likes. Magazine. Terms & Conditions · Privacy Policy · About Loslyf · Contact Us · Loslyf. Home · Magazines · Vixen · Live Camz · 0. No products in the cart. 0 Menu. ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In this study I analyse the first year of publication of Loslyf, the first and, at the time of its launch in June , only Afrikaans pornographic.

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Such an investigation offers valuable insights into an aspect of South African media history as yet undocumented. In hierdie studie analiseer ek die eerste jaar van publikasie van Loslyf as ‘n baanbrekende en, in die tyd van sy ontstaan in Juniedie enigste Afrikaanse pornografiese tydskrif.

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Along with the nude spreads, Loslyf also featured a number of intellectual articles from well-known and respected writers. Views Read Edit View history. JavaScript is disabled for your browser. Publications were censored or banned for raising political criticism against the party. Retrieved 7 January This has been attributed to its loss of novelty factor. Hoffman bluntly refused and was eventually removed before takeoff.

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Retrieved 10 May I conclude that the first year of Loslyf contributed towards the broader project matazine democratic nagazine in an expanding South African visual economy, as a simultaneously well considered and underrated at the time of its publication at least cultural product.


After being told he was not allowed to read the magazine on the plane, businessman A. This raised controversy particularly because Hoffman had purchased the issue within the airport.

This page was last edited on 7 Januaryat Thesis MA –Stellenbosch University, Retrieved 18 March By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The publisher eventually publicly apologized, pulled from issue from lsolyf shelves, and privately agreed to compensate Vitonne. Ina Loslyf reader was removed from a Nationwide Airlines flight for refusing to put away the magazine.

Some features of this site may not work without it. Loslyf is a South African Afrikaans -language pornographic magazine. Retrieved 20 March It also contained controversial political cartoons by Joe Dog and Konradski of Bitterkomix.

The analysis comprises a historical account of its inception as relayed mainly by Ryk Hattingh, the first editor of Loslyf and primary creative force behind the publication. The magazine has also expanded to include a website.

Alternative to what? : the rise of Loslyf magazine

Since its debut, Loslyf readership has levelled out to around 20, copies sold per issue. The magazine was founded in by J. This item appears in the following collections: Scholars have argued that by photographing the nude model before a symbol of Afrikaner nationalism, Loslyf presents a direct opposition to the party and its values that gave rise to the censorship of the media.

Publishers was forced to pay her R60, Namibian -born Afrikaans singer Juanita du Plessis sued the magazine for “doctoring” a picture of her and including a vulgar headline insinuating that she was addicted to oral sex in the October issue.


Du Plessis made a R, defamation claim against the magazine. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. United States of America: The Rise of Loslyf Magazine”.

The magazine is worth studying, in part, as an example of an attempt at reinvesting the prescriptive and seemingly generic genre of pornography with cultural specificity and political content, with a view to making it more interesting and relevant. In this study I analyse the first year of publication of Loslyf, the first and, at the time of its launch in Juneonly Afrikaans pornographic magazine. Masters Degrees Visual Arts [].

Publishinga South African subsidiary of the American Hustler. Also, the government censored any material that contradicted their moral values.

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As a powerful contributor to an Afrikaans imaginary, emerging at a time of political renewal, Loslyf provides a glimpse into the desires, tensions and tastes of and for an imagined community potentially still shaped by a censorial past. Though, as Eloff claims, it is about sex, the magazine refrains from depicting images of sexual intercourse as well as other sexually explicit acts.

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