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Misfit Sisters: Screen Horror as Female Rites of Passage

Misfit Sisters: Screen Horror as Female Rites of Passage (Hardback)

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This timely study breaks new ground in exploring how recent film and television horror texts articulate a female rite of passage, updating the cautionary concerns found in fairy tales of the past, particularly in warning against predatory men, treacherous females and unhappy family situations.

Film, TV & DramaFilms, cinemaFilm theory & criticismLGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesGender studies: womenPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural StudiesPopular culturePhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groups Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 31/10/2006 ISBN-13: 9780230000209  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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SUE SHORT lectures in Film and Media at Birkbeck College, University of London and the University of Hertfordshire, UK. She has written on a variety of science fiction and horror-related themes. She is the author of Cyborg Cinema and Contemporary Subjectivity.

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