Captivity, Cannibalism and Colonialism in the Pacific
Body Trade exposes myths surrounding the trade in heads, cannibalism, captive white women, the display of indigenous people in fairs and circuses, the stolen generations, the 'comfort' women and the making of the exotic/erotic body. This is a lively and intriguiung comtribution to the study of the...
Published April 12th 2002 by Routledge
Rural Identity and Cultural Hierarchy
Knowing Your Place directs groundbreaking attention to the role of rural and urban places in identity construction. Written to redress the longstanding neglect and denigration of the rural, this book argues that the cultural dominance of the city has been reinforced by postmodern theory's near...
Published November 25th 1996 by Routledge
Film, Feminism, Psychoanalysis
Series: Popular Fictions Series
In almost all critical writings on the horror film, woman is conceptualised only as victim. In The Monstrous-Feminine Barbara Creed challenges this patriarchal view by arguing that the prototype of all definitions of the monstrous is the female reproductive body.With close reference to a number of...
Published September 9th 1993 by Routledge