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Rape-revenge films : a critical study

Author: Alexandra Heller-Nicholas
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Publishers, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Only on rare occasions has the rape-revenge movie transcended what is assumed to be its exploitative nature and moved into the mainstream. This overview reassesses that viewpoint by exploring a variety of themes, as well as the elements that this type of film has in common. The author discusses many films by directors from several countries"--Provided by publisher
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Heller-Nicholas, Alexandra, 1974-
Rape-revenge films.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2011
(DLC) 2011017853
(OCoLC)706409880
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Heller-Nicholas
ISBN: 9780786486922 0786486929 128314123X 9781283141239
OCLC Number: 733760602
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 230 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
The rape-revenge film canon --
The rape-revenge film across genre --
The rape-revenge film around the world --
The contemporary rape-revenge film --
Afterword.
Responsibility: Alexandra Heller-Nicholas.

Abstract:

"Only on rare occasions has the rape-revenge movie transcended what is assumed to be its exploitative nature and moved into the mainstream. This overview reassesses that viewpoint by exploring a variety of themes, as well as the elements that this type of film has in common. The author discusses many films by directors from several countries"--Provided by publisher

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Fascinating." -Dread Central"Impressive...will stand the test of time as an integral reference for anyone interested in the genre." -Spectacular Optical

 
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