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Watching rape : film and television in postfeminist culture

Author: Sarah Projansky
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In "Watching Rape", Sarah Projansky undermines the complacent view - that equality for women has already been achieved - in her analysis of depictions of rape in US film, television, and independent video. This study addresses the relationship between rape and postfeminism.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Projansky
ISBN: 0814766897 9780814766897 0814766900 9780814766903
OCLC Number: 46969762
Description: viii, 311 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. A feminist history of rape in U.S. film, 1903-1979 --
2. The postfeminist context: popular redefinitions of feminism, 1980-Present --
3. Film and television narratives at the intersection of rape and postfeminism --
4. Feminism and the popular: readings of rape and postfeminism in Thelma and Louise --
5. Persistently displaced: black women in rape narratives --
6. Talking back to postfeminism? Rape prevention and education films and videos.
Responsibility: Sarah Projansky.
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Blending cinematic, literary, historical, and political analyses, Watching Rape demonstrates that filmic representations of rape are never only about gender and sexual violence, but are narrative Read more...

 
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