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Author: Molly Haskell

Title: From Reverence to Rape

Subtitle: The Treatment of Women in the Movies

Place: Chicago and London

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Year: 1987

Edition: Second Edition

Pages: xviii + 425pp.

ISBN-10: 0226318842 – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-10: 0226318850 (pbk.) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 20th Century | American History: U.S. History | Representations: Films


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  Preface to the Second Edition (p. vii)
  Acknowledgments (p. x)
  Introduction (p. xi)
  The Big Lie (p. 1)
  The Twenties (p. 42)
  The Thirties (p. 90)
  The Woman's Film (p. 153)
  The Forties (p. 189)
  The Fifties (p. 231)
  The Europeans (p. 277)
  The Sixties (p. 323)
  1974-1987: The Age of Ambivalence (p. 372)
  Index (p. 403)

Editions: Haskell, Molly. From Reverence to Rape: The Treatment of Women in the Movies. New York 1974.

Wikipedia: History of the Americas: History of the United States | Film: Cinema in the United States