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Sapphic Slashers

Sex, Violence, and American Modernity

by Lisa Duggan

  • 138 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American studies,
  • Lesbian Studies,
  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • d. 1892,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Memphis,
  • Tennessee,
  • History,
  • Social Science,
  • True Crime / Espionage,
  • Murder in mass media,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Mitchell, Alice,,
  • Murder - General,
  • Gay & Lesbian Studies/Queer Th,
  • Gay Studies,
  • Ward, Freda,,
  • 19th cent,
  • 19th century,
  • Lesbian couples,
  • Murder

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9348883M
    ISBN 100822326175
    ISBN 109780822326175

    Journalist, activist, ambivalent academic. Author of Mean Girl: Ayn Rand and the Culture of Greed (U of CA Press, ); Twilight of Equality: Neoliberalism, Cultural Politics and the Attack on Democracy (Beacon, ) and Sapphic Slashers: Sex, Violence and American Modernity (Duke, ). Sapphica Books. likes. For the love of reading authentic, immersive wlw ers:

    Lesbian Kiss (9) Stabbing (9) Torture (9) Voyeur (9) Axe Murder (8) Boyfriend Girlfriend mountain town called Madison County to interview the author of a tell-all book on the accounts of several grisly murders that happened there. After unearthing the lost slasher film from in Found (), the now-grown-up skull-masked boy abducts. Summary Acknowledged authors Duggan, Lisa wrote Sapphic Slashers: Sex, Violence, and American Modernity comprising pages back in Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN and


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Sapphic Slashers book. Read 5 reviews from the world. Read all about the Memphis "lesbian love murder" of. flag Like see review. Jess rated it liked it. too wordy, but a good treatment of race/white privilege intersecting with the construction of leztory in /5.

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Sapphic Slashers concludes with two appendices, one of which presents a detailed summary of Ward’s murder, the trial, and Mitchell’s eventual institutionalization. The Author: Lisa Duggan. "A book to die for. Theoretically sophisticated, yet written with clarity and elegance, Sapphic Slashers opens whole new worlds of understanding about sexuality, gender norms, racial injustice, violence, and the complex ways they are connected.

Full of passion and intelligence, it made me think in fresh new ways about issues of great : Lisa Duggan. Sapphic Slashers concludes with two appendices, one of which presents a detailed summary of Ward’s murder, the trial, and Mitchell’s eventual institutionalization. The other presents transcriptions of letters exchanged between the two women prior to the : Duke University Press.

Sapphic Slashers concludes with two appendices, one of which presents a detailed summary of Ward’s murder, the trial, and Mitchell’s eventual institutionalization. The other presents transcriptions of letters exchanged between the two women prior to the crime. Sapphic Slashers—albeit academic and somewhat dense—is an insightful look at the politics of social construction.

Reading it opens up the world and puts the creation of mass culture in historical perspective. Reviewed by Eleanor J. Bader January / February /5. Title: Sapphic slashers: sex, violence, and American modernity: Publication Type: Miscellaneous: Year of Publication: Submitted: Authors: Duggan L: Call Number.

Sapphic Slashers: Sex, Violence, and American Modernity [Lisa Duggan]. On a winter day inin the broad daylight of downtown Memphis, Tennessee, a middle class woman named Alice Mitchell slashed the throat of her lover, Freda Ward, killing her iAuthor: Lisa Duggan.

Sapphic Slashers: Sex, Violence, and American Modernity. By Lisa Duggan. Lisa Duggan Lisa Duggan is Associate Professor of American Studies and History at New York University. Related Book Chapters. Violent Times. Conclusion Understanding Violent Pluralism.

Honor and Violent Crime. Conclusion Violent Endings with a Twist. A Passion. Lisa Duggan, author of Sapphic Slashers: Sex, Violence and American Modernity Reveals how constructed notions of race, gender, sexuality, and nation are put to ideological uses and how ‘faith in science’ can undermine progressive social movements, drawing liberals and conservatives alike into eugenics-based discourse and policies.

Sapphic Slashers has 'classic' written all over it."-Judith Halberstam, author of Female Masculinity "Duggan seamlessly combines cultural theory with analyses of material conditions and demonstrates a breathtaking command of American cultural institutions-the.

Sapphic Slashers is an ambitious pioneering attempt to cast light on the development of Ameri‐ can ideas of modernity and nationhood by exam‐ ining the ways in which the law, science, literary convention and the press of the late 19th--early 20th centuries dealt with the sensational topic of lesbian murderers.

Most of the book actually fo‐. Get this from a library. Sapphic slashers: sex, violence, and American modernity. [Lisa Duggan] -- Retells and analyzes lesbian love murder stories from the s to the s to show how narratives of sex and violence were used to privatize populations and cultures, substituting a rhetoric of.

In Sapphic Slashers, Lisa Duggan offers a cultural study of the lesbian love murder narrative as a product that depoliticized and trivialized the struggle of women for political equality, economic autonomy, and alternative focus is the murder of Freda Ward by her “girl lover,” Alice Mitchell, on Januin Memphis, : John Rockwell Snowden.

Sapphic slashers: sex, violence, and American modernity / Author: Lisa Duggan. Publication info: Durham, NC: Duke University Press, c Lisa Duggan, author of Sapphic Slashers: Sex, Violence,and American Modernity A stunning contribution to a range of related fields between literary performance and statecraft.

Without A Queer Mother, the blindspot of foundational fictions might have remained invisible. Lisa Duggan (/ ˈ dj uː ɡ ən /) is Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University. Duggan was president of the American Studies Association from topresiding over the annual conference on the theme of "The Fun and the Fury: New Dialectics of Pleasure and Pain in the Post-American Century.".

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