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Cultural expressions of evil and wickedness : wrath, sex, crime

Author: Terrie Waddell
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, ©2003.
Series: At the interface/probing the boundaries, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terrie Waddell
ISBN: 9042010150 9789042010154
OCLC Number: 52271299
Description: xvi, 226 pages : some illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Wrath: Purging, Cleansing and Appropriating the Deviant Other --
Systemic Book Burning as Evil? / Rebecca Knuth --
The Destructive Power of Medieval Mythology: A Revisionist View of the Extermination of the Cathars and Pequots / William A. Cook --
Satanic Subcultures? A Discourse Analysis of the Self-Perceptions of Young Goths and Pagans / Meg Barker --
The Evils of Christianization: A Pagan Perspective on European History / Michael F. Strmiska --
Sexual Imagery: Locus of Pleasure, Pain, Censorship and Reclamation --
The Female/Feline Morph: Myth, Media, Sex and the Bestial / Terrie Waddell --
Bad Sex: Second-Wave Feminism and Pornography's Golden Age / Loren Glass --
"Video Abuse": Gender, Censorship and I Spit on Your Grave / Darren Oldridge --
Naked Terror: Horrific, Aesthetic and Healing Images of Rape / Madelaine Hron --
Crime: Versions of Guilt, Shame and Redemption --
Masking the Evil of Capital Punishment / Earl F. Martin --
Interrogating the Penal Gaze: Is the Ethical Prison a Possibility? / Diana Medlicott --
The Contraction of the Heart: Anxiety, Radical Evil and Proximity in Patricia Highsmith's Ripley Novels / Fiona Peters --
"I did so many bad things": Sin and Redemption in the Films of Abel Ferrara / Paul Davies.
Series Title: At the interface/probing the boundaries, 3.
Responsibility: edited by Terrie Waddell.


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"what is most welcome about this book is its relevance to the present world climate in which the construction of 'evil' is still and ever increasingly used for right-wing political ends." - in: Read more...

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