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Ravishing Maidens: Writing Rape in Medieval French Literature and Law

Kathryn Gravdal - Law - 2010 - 192 pages
In this study of sexual violence and rape in French medieval literature and law, Kathryn Gravdal examines an array of famous works never before analyzed in connection with ...
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Hard-Boiled

Erin Smith - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 215 pages
In the 1920s a distinctively American detective fiction emerged from the pages of pulp magazines. The “hard-boiled” stories published in Black Mask, Dime Detective, Detective ...
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Making Murder: The Fiction of Thomas Harris: The Fiction of Thomas Harris

Philip L. Simpson - Literary Criticism - 2009 - 358 pages
Thomas Harris created the iconic fictional murderer and sociopath, Hannibal Lecter. This book explores and analyzes the characters, artistry, and cultural impact of Harris's ...
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Apocalypse and Post-Politics: The Romance of the End

Mary Manjikian - Literary Criticism - 2012 - 300 pages
Mary Manjikian’s Apocalypse and Post-Politics: The Romance of the End advances the thesis that only those who feel the most safe and whose lives are least precarious can engage ...
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Savage Perils: Racial Frontiers and Nuclear Apocalypse in American Culture

Patrick B. Sharp - History - 2012 - 288 pages
Revisiting the racial origins of the conflict between “civilization” and “savagery” in twentieth-century America The atomic age brought the Bomb and spawned stories of nuclear ...
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Technology in American Drama, 1920-1950: Soul and Society in the Age of the ...

Dennis G. Jerz - Drama - 2003 - 167 pages
This study explores the relationship between humans and machines during an age when technology became increasingly domesticated and accepted as an index to the American dream ...
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The Homecoming

Harold Pinter - Performing Arts - 2013 - 160 pages
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The Unofficial Patricia Cornwell Companion: A Guide to the Bestselling ...

George Beahm - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 300 pages
A reference on the life and work of author Patricia Cornwell and her heroine, forensic pathologist Kay Scarpetta, presents discussions on her novels, an examination of Cornwell ...
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Conned Again, Watson!: Cautionary Tales of Logic, Math, and Probability

Colin Bruce - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 290 pages
Presents stories in which Sherlock Holmes uses his understanding of probability, statistics, decision theory, and game theory to solve crimes and champion the innocent, rather ...
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