Public Rape : Representing Violation in Fiction and Film.

Second-wave feminism fought to end the blanket silence shrouding rape and bring it to public attention. Now feminist critics must confront a different issue. In Public Rape Tanya Horeck considers the public investment in images of rape and the figure of the raped woman. Introducing the idea of '...

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Author / Creator: Horeck, Tanya.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Florence : Taylor & Francis Group, 2003.
Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Table of Contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Rape and Public Fantasy
  • Part I: Primal Scenes
  • 1: Origin Stories: Rape, Fantasy and the Foundations of Feminism
  • 2: Body Politics: Rousseau's Le Léite D'Eephraim
  • Part II: The Spectacle of Rape
  • 3: 'Rape is Not a Spectator Sport': the New Bedford 'Big Dan's' Gang Rape
  • 4: 'They Did Worse than Nothing': Rape and Spectatorship in the Accused
  • Part III: Rewriting Rape
  • 5: 'More Intimate than Violence': Sarah Dunant's Transgressions
  • 6: Rape on Tape? Raw Deal: a Question of Consent
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index.