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“Why do you leave? Fight for us!”

Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi

in Pogrom in Gujarat: Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151762
eISBN:
9781400842599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151762.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter demonstrates how the Godhra incident became the occasion to declare a bandh (general strike) that was supported by all the main institutions of civil society and by political parties. ... More


The Rise of the Novel: Gender and Genre in Theories of Prose Fiction

Ros Ballaster

in Seductive Forms: Women's Amatory Fiction from 1684 to 1740

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184775
eISBN:
9780191674341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184775.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter surveys and evaluates 20th-century accounts of the late 17th- and 18th-century novel, arguing for a more sophisticated analysis of the role of the sexual fantasy and party-political ... More


Pubic Veilings and Public Surveillance: Obscenity Laws and Obscene Fantasies in Japan

Anne Allison

in Permitted and Prohibited Desires: Mothers, Comics, and Censorship in Japan

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219908
eISBN:
9780520923447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219908.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter concludes the hook and is a multilayered analysis of Article 175, the law against obscenity that has remained basically consistent since its inception during Japan's period of ... More


) Kinky Vampires and Action Heroines

Jeffrey A. Brown

in Dangerous Curves: Action Heroines, Gender, Fetishism, and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737141
eISBN:
9781604737158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737141.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter focuses on some of the most influential predecessors of the modern action heroine: the strong female heroes of horror films described by Carol Clover as “Final Girls.” It looks at the ... More


Dressed to Kill (1980)

Douglas Keesey

in Brian De Palma's Split-Screen: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628466973
eISBN:
9781628467024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628466973.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that key scenes that display female sexuality and its associated guilt and violence in Dressed to Kill (1980) are searing, coherent, and personal explorations by De Palma of ... More


§ Sexuality, Gender, and National Identities in Twentieth-century Franco-American Exchanges

in Internationalism, National Identities, and Study Abroad: France and the United States, 1890-1970

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762533
eISBN:
9780804773386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762533.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the role of sexuality in national imaginaries of France and United States throughout the twentieth century, and how students dealt with sexual fantasies and constructed social ... More


The Evolution of BL as “Playing with Gender”: Viewing the Genesis and Development of BL from a Contemporary Perspective

Fujimoto Yukari and Joanne Quimby

in Boys Love Manga and Beyond: History, Culture, and Community in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461190
eISBN:
9781626740662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461190.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter demonstrates how yaoi and Boys Love (BL) developed as an entertaining space where women can “play with gender,” and the constraints of oppressive female gender roles can be removed. A ... More


Introduction: “Where all Women Wear Spandex and Know Kung Fu”

Jeffrey A. Brown

in Dangerous Curves: Action Heroines, Gender, Fetishism, and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737141
eISBN:
9781604737158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737141.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book explores the various ways femininity is reconfigured through the language of action heroines such as Ripley from Aliens, Sarah Connor from Terminator 2: Judgment Day, and Maggie from Point ... More


Beautiful Fighting Girl

Saito Tamaki

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816654505
eISBN:
9781452946108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816654505.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

From Cutie Honey and Sailor Moon to Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, the worlds of Japanese anime and manga teem with prepubescent girls toting deadly weapons. Sometimes overtly sexual, always ... More


Hard to Swallow: Deep Throat

Ellen Willis

in Beginning to See the Light: Sex, Hope, and Rock-and-Roll

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680788
eISBN:
9781452948997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680788.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter presents the author’s reflections about the porn film Deep Throat. Throat was the first porn movie to become a cultural event. Besides being a huge money-maker, it was widely acclaimed ... More


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