Revisionist Rape-Revenge

Redefining a Film Genre

  • Authors
  • Claire Henry

About this book


Considered a notorious subset of horror in the 1970s and 1980s, there has been a massive revitalization and diversification of rape-revenge in recent years. This book analyzes the politics, ethics, and affects at play in the filmic construction of rape and its responses.


Rape-revenge genre film rape revenge feminist film theory ethics vengeance film violence cinema film theory gender

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