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Fair games and Wasted Youth: twenty-five years of Australian rape-revenge film (1986-2011)

@inproceedings{HellerNicholas2011FairGA,
  title={Fair games and Wasted Youth: twenty-five years of Australian rape-revenge film (1986-2011)},
  author={Alexandra Heller-Nicholas},
  year={2011}
}
Films where acts of sexual violence are avenged - usually the province of exploitation and horror - are often reviled as vulgar schlock. Focusing on local examples of these films, Alexandra Heller-Nicholas argues that there is much more to the rape-revenge trope than cheap thrills. 
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