skip to content
Straw Dogs Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Straw Dogs

Author: Stevie Simkin, Dr
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Series: Controversies
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Straw Dogs ignited fierce debate amongst audiences, critics, and censorship bodies on both sides of the Atlantic on its release in 1971. Stevie Simkin's study sheds light on the film's (mis)fortunes at the BBFC in 1971 and tracks its subsequent tortuous journey towards home video release, including extensive research into Peckinpah's archive.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2011028841
(OCoLC)713185417
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stevie Simkin, Dr
ISBN: 9780230344976 0230344976
OCLC Number: 945766795
Description: 1 online resource (176 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; A Note on References; Introduction; Synopsis; Part 1: Straw Dogs Then; Genesis and Pre-Production; Shooting and the Problem of Susan George; The Editing Process; Shaping an Ending; England Swings, America Rocks: Straw Dogs in Its Cultural Context; Feminism and the Sexual Revolution; Backlash: Morality, Censorship and the MPAA; Straw Dogs and the American Censors; Straw Dogs, American Audiences and American Critics; Sixties Britain: A Quieter Revolution; Straw Dogs and the UK Critics; Part 2: Straw Dogs since Then. Home-Video Release: The Video-Nasties DebateEighteen Years in the Wilderness; Moving with the Times: The BBFC and Sexual Violence; Straw Dogs Unleashed; Part 3: Key Themes and Ideas; Introduction; Straw Dogs, Masculinity and Violence; Straw Dogs and Vietnam; A Man's House Is ... ; The Problem of Amy; Part 4: Key Scene Analysis; The Rape Scene: Introduction; Venner's Arrival; The First Rape; The Second Rape; Script Development of the Rape Scene; Eroticising, Endorsing; Part 5: The Legacy of Straw Dogs; Straw Dogs, Survival Horror and Rape Revenge; Remake/Remodel; Closing Thoughts; Appendices. Appendix A: Key DetailsAppendix B: Notes; Appendix C: References; Index.
Series Title: Controversies
Responsibility: Stevie Simkin.

Abstract:

Straw Dogs ignited fierce debate amongst audiences, critics, and censorship bodies on both sides of the Atlantic on its release in 1971. Stevie Simkin's study sheds light on the film's (mis)fortunes  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'A swift, compelling read. Thorough and scholarly without the faintest whiff of academic stuffiness, Stevie Simkin's study of Straw Dogs summons up the turmoil of the 1960s and 70s and illuminates Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/945766795> # Straw Dogs
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "945766795" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/xxk> ;
    rdfs:comment "Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - 'https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/7614-1/{AC9E9D87-1238-409F-80D6-B7D7FC4CDF28}Img100.jpg'" ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/867067303#Topic/film_&_video_guides_&_reviews> ; # Film & Video/Guides & Reviews
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/867067303#CreativeWork/straw_dogs_motion_picture> ; # Straw dogs (Motion picture)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/867067303#Topic/humanities> ; # Humanities
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/867067303#Topic/film_&_video_history_&_criticism> ; # Film & Video/History & Criticism
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/791.4372/> ;
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/867067303#Person/simkin_stevie_dr> ; # Dr Stevie Simkin
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:datePublished "2011" ;
    schema:description "Straw Dogs ignited fierce debate amongst audiences, critics, and censorship bodies on both sides of the Atlantic on its release in 1971. Stevie Simkin's study sheds light on the film's (mis)fortunes at the BBFC in 1971 and tracks its subsequent tortuous journey towards home video release, including extensive research into Peckinpah's archive."@en ;
    schema:description "Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; A Note on References; Introduction; Synopsis; Part 1: Straw Dogs Then; Genesis and Pre-Production; Shooting and the Problem of Susan George; The Editing Process; Shaping an Ending; England Swings, America Rocks: Straw Dogs in Its Cultural Context; Feminism and the Sexual Revolution; Backlash: Morality, Censorship and the MPAA; Straw Dogs and the American Censors; Straw Dogs, American Audiences and American Critics; Sixties Britain: A Quieter Revolution; Straw Dogs and the UK Critics; Part 2: Straw Dogs since Then."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/867067303> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/867067303#Series/controversies> ; # Controversies
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/713185417> ;
    schema:name "Straw Dogs"@en ;
    schema:productID "945766795" ;
    schema:url <https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=ac9e9d87-1238-409f-80d6-b7d7fc4cdf28&.epub-sample.overdrive.com> ;
    schema:url <https://www.overdrive.com/search?q=AC9E9D87-1238-409F-80D6-B7D7FC4CDF28> ;
    schema:url "https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/7614-1/{AC9E9D87-1238-409F-80D6-B7D7FC4CDF28}Img100.jpg" ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=976945> ;
    schema:url <http://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=4763380> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=4763380> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1455274> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780230344976> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/945766795> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/867067303#CreativeWork/straw_dogs_motion_picture> # Straw dogs (Motion picture)
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    schema:name "Straw dogs (Motion picture)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/867067303#Person/simkin_stevie_dr> # Dr Stevie Simkin
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Simkin" ;
    schema:givenName "Stevie" ;
    schema:name "Dr Stevie Simkin" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/867067303#Topic/film_&_video_guides_&_reviews> # Film & Video/Guides & Reviews
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Film & Video/Guides & Reviews"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/867067303#Topic/film_&_video_history_&_criticism> # Film & Video/History & Criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Film & Video/History & Criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780230344976>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0230344976" ;
    schema:isbn "9780230344976" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.