Revisionist Rape-Revenge: Redefining a Film Genre

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Springer, Oct 16, 2014 - Social Science - 218 pages
Considered a notorious subset of horror in the 1970s and 1980s, there has been a massive revitalization and diversification of rape-revenge in recent years. This book analyzes the politics, ethics, and affects at play in the filmic construction of rape and its responses.

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Claire Henry is a guest lecturer in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne, Australia.

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