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“Violations as Profound as any Rape”: Feminism and Sexed Violence in Stephen R. Donaldson

  title={“Violations as Profound as any Rape”: Feminism and Sexed Violence in Stephen R. Donaldson},
  author={R. Stephen and Donaldson},
Introduction Few readers of Stephen R. Donaldson have missed how thoroughly sexual violence inundates his work. Rape, or the threat of rape, appears in nearly every novel and short story— the protagonist of The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever (1977–2013), for example, assaults a young woman early in Lord Foul’s Bane (1977); fantasies of sexual violence obsess Castellan Lebbick in Mordant’s Need (1986–1987), and the first novel in the five-volume Gap (1991–1996) sequence easily… 


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