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Childbirth and Parenting in Horror Texts: The Marginalized by Amanda DiGioia PDF

By Amanda DiGioia

This publication examines childbirth and parenting in horror texts. via analysing new texts, and re-analysing favourite texts with new feminist method, this research offers a distinct contribution to the fields of gender and horror reviews. targeting horror fiction and movie, this ebook studies textual remedies of start and motherhood, and the way they vary from representations of fatherhood. Motherhood and delivery are represented as revolting in numerous methods. moms in horror don't fulfil their gender position, and the overlook of motherhood by means of a lady is deemed awful since it is the antithesis of Western patriarchal beliefs of lady identification. those moms are unforgiven. undesirable fathers, by contrast, are given moments of recovery that let audiences or readers to suppose quick sympathy for them. analyzing belief, delivery, motherhood and fathers, this paintings presents a different exploration of the colossal and the marginalized in the horror genre.

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