Below are my notes for Chapters 2 and 3 of Violent Women in Contemporary Cinema by Janice Loreck. CHAPTER 2: Science, sensation and the Female Monster: Trouble Every Day Animal-women, bestial aliens and wild human-hybrids are among the most enduring types of violent women in cinema. people affected by a mysterious illness that compels them to viciously […]
Below are my notes for the Introduction and Chapter 1 of Violent Women in Contemporary Cinema by Janice Loreck. INTRODUCTION Although a man’s violence might be represented as heroic or villainous, rarely is his capacity for physical aggression depicted as problematic in and of itself. When a woman commits an act of violence, her behaviour […]
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