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Misfit Sisters Screen Horror As Female Rites of Passage

ISBN-10: 0230000207

ISBN-13: 9780230000209

Edition: 2006

Authors: Sue Short

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Description:

'Misfit Sisters' evaluates how 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.
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Book details

List price: $120.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 10/31/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 196
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

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