Misfit Sisters: Screen Horror as Female Rites of Passage
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Misfit Sisters: Screen Horror as Female Rites of Passage

by S. Short
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230000207

ISBN-13: 9780230000209

Pub. Date: 10/31/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

This timelystudybreaks 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.

Overview

This timelystudybreaks 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230000209
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
10/31/2006
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Preface Introduction Telling Tales: Fairy Tales and Female Rites of Passage Narratives Sex and the Final Girl: Surviving the Slasher Maternal Monsters and Motherly Mentors: Failed Initiations in Carrie and Carrie II Misfit Sisters: Female Kinship and Rivalry in The Craft and Ginger Snaps Fighting Demons: Buffy, Faith, Willow and the Forces of Good and Evil Demeter's Daughters: Wronged Girls and the Mother Avenger Conclusion Bibliography Filmography Index

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