Rape in Art Cinema (Continuum Film Studies)

Rape in Art Cinema (Continuum Film Studies)


Art cinema has regularly had an air of secrecy of the erotic, with the time period being from time to time a euphemism for eu movies that have been extra particular than their American opposite numbers. This specialise in sexuality, even if buried or specific, has intended a recurrence of the subject of rape, approximately as ubiquitous as in mainstream movie.

This anthology explores the illustration of rape in paintings cinema. Its goal is to spotlight the superiority and a number of capabilities of rape during this prestigious mode of filmmaking in addition to to query the which means of its ubiquity and flexibility. Rape in artwork Cinema takes an interdisciplinary technique, bringing jointly famous figures equivalent to historian Joanna Burke, thinker Ann J. Cahill, and picture students Martin Barker, Tanya Horeck and Scott Mackenzie along rising voices. it really is foreign in scope, with participants from Canada, the U.S. and Britain coming jointly to enquire the illustration of rape in a few of cinema's so much adored films.

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