Rape does not have to happen. The fact that it does--and in the United States a rape is reported every six minutes--indicates that we live in a rape-prone culture where rape or the threat of rape functions as a tool for enforcing sexual difference and hierarchy. Rape and Representation explores how cultural forms construct and reenforce social attitudes and behaviors that perpetuate sexual violence. The essays proceed from the observation that literature not only reflects but also contributes to what a society believes about itself. Fourteen essays by authors in the fields of English, American and African-American, German, African, Brazilian, Classical, and French literatures and film present a wide range of texts from different historical periods and cultures.
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Justice (Creed Brothers, #1) by K.C. Lynn
About a blog-decade ago, a little iPhone game came out called Flappy Bird. Surely some of you might still remember it. Basically popular only because it was extremely frustrating, the little game somehow ascended to the top of the iTunes best-seller list in a matter of days. Sounds like a pretty good deal to me - making that much off of something you don't really have to maintain doesn't seem so bad by any means. However, after just a few weeks, Nguyen elected to remove the game from the App Store. Citing the stress of his newfound fame and the flood of disparaging messages that he daily received, Nguyen complained that Flappy Bird "ruined [his] simple life.
Academic journal article Outskirts. An ever-expanding literature has established films about the Holocaust as a crucially important means of representing this traumatic past; however, little substantial attention has been given to the representation of women's complicity. Indeed, Holocaust film has frequently proven a problematic site for portraying women's behaviour; the prolific use of images of women as sexualised and eroticised objects has repeatedly combined with narratives that pivot on men's experiences.
Skip to main content Gemma Parkes. Something went wrong. Please try your request again later. Gemma Parkes is a freelance writer from the UK who specializes mainly in Erotic fiction.