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Rape in art cinema

Author: Dominique Russell
Publisher: New York ; London : Continuum, 2010.
Series: (ebrary online).
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A collection of essays exploring the treatment of rape in the 'art cinema' genre. It highlights the prevalence and multiple functions of rape in this prestigious mode of filmmaking as well as  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dominique Russell
ISBN: 9780826429674 082642967X
OCLC Number: 830922851
Notes: Formerly CIP Uk. - Includes bibliographical references and index. - Introduction: why rape? / Dominique Russell -- Canonical works and auteurs. Screen/memory: rape and its alibis in Last year at Marienbad / Lynn A. Higgins -- The fault lines of vision: Rashomon and The man left his will on film / Eugenie Brinkema -- Buñuel: storytelling, desire and the question of rape / Dominique Russell -- Materiality and metaphor: rape in Anne Claire Poirier's Mourir à tue-tête and Jean-Luc Godard's Weekend / Shana MacDonald -- Sins of permission: the union of rape and marriage in Die Marquise von O and Breaking the waves / Victoria Anderson -- Rough awakenings: unconscious women and rape in Kill Bill and Talk to her / Adriana Novoa -- English-language independent cinemas. Jane Campion's women's films: art cinema and the postfeminist rape narrative / Shelley Cobb -- Boys don't get raped / Ann J. Cahill -- "If it was a rape, then why would she be a whore?" Rape in Todd Solondz' films / Michelle E. Moore -- Cinéma brut and the new French extremists. "Typically French"? Mediating screened rape to British audiences / Martin Barker -- On watching and turning away: Ono's Rape, cinéma direct aesthetics and the genealogy of cinéma brut / Scott MacKenzie -- Uncanny horrors: male rape in Bruno Dumont's Twentynine palms / Lisa Coulthard -- Sexual trauma and jouissance in Baise-moi / Joanna Bourke -- Shame and the sisters: Catherine Breillat's À ma soeur! (Fat Girl) / Tanya Horeck.
Reproduction Notes: Online-Ausg. [S.l.] : Ebrary Online-Ressource. (ebrary online).
Description: XI, 244 S. : Ill.
Contents: Introduction: Why Rape?; Dominique Russell. I. Canonical Works and Auteurs; II. English-Language Independent Cinemas; Notes on Contributors.
Series Title: (ebrary online).
Responsibility: ed. by Dominique Russell.


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