Scorn’d Women Getting Even: Maleficent, Dr. Foster, and now Daenerys

Breezes from Wonderland 2019-05-24

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Beginning in the 1970s, rape moved to center stage in cinematic culture (I Spit on Your Grave, Act of Vengeance, Extremities), and what critic Carol Clover refers to as “rape-revenge stories” began to proliferate. Today we seem to have turned a corner, with new plots: this time “betrayal-revenge stories,” with the the “Woman scorn’d” (as […]

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05/24/2019, 07:58

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05/23/2019, 10:12