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Author Barnett, Pamela E.
Title Dangerous desire : sexual freedom and sexual violence since the sixties / by Pamela E. Barnett.
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2004.

Author Barnett, Pamela E.
Subject American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Sex in literature.
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
African Americans in literature.
Sex crimes in literature.
Liberty in literature.
Rape in literature.
Description 1 online resource (xxxvi, 182 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-177) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; CHAPTER 1 Desire and Domination; CHAPTER 2 James Dickey's Deliverance; CHAPTER 3 "The Recurring Dream"; CHAPTER 4 "The Anatomical Fiat"; CHAPTER 5 "Lesbians Are Not Women"; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary This is an important work that calls attention to how post-1960s literary representations of rape have shaped the ways in which both sexual and social freedoms are imagined in American literature and culture.
ISBN 0203313461 (electronic bk.)
9780203313466 (electronic bk.)
0415970490 (Paper)
0415970504 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 62095632
Additional Format Print version: Barnett, Pamela E. Dangerous desire. New York : Routledge, 2004 0415970490 0415970504 (DLC) 2004001364 (OCoLC)54082287.

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