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Sapphic slashers [electronic resource] : sex, violence, and American modernity / Lisa Duggan.

Author/Creator:
Duggan, Lisa, 1954-
Publication:
Durham, NC : Duke University Press, c2000.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (325 p.)
Series:
e-Duke books scholarly collection.
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Subjects:
Murder -- Tennessee -- Memphis -- History -- 19th century.
Lesbian couples -- Tennessee -- Memphis -- History -- 19th century.
Murder in mass media -- History -- 19th century.
Trials (Murder) -- Tennessee -- Memphis -- History -- 19th century.
Lesbians in literature -- History -- 19th century.
Mitchell, Alice, 19th cent.
Ward, Freda, d. 1892.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Retells and analyzes lesbian love murder stories from the 1890s to the 1930s to show how narratives of sex and violence were used to privatize populations and cultures, substituting a rhetoric of moral pedagogy for democratic debate.
Contents:
Part I. Murder in Memphis. 1 Girl Slays Girl. 2 A Feast of Sensation. 3 Habeas Corpus. 4 Inquisition of Lunacy
Part II. MakingMeanings. 5 Violent Passions. 6 Doctors of Desire. 7 A Thousand Stories. More Than Love: An Epilogue
Appendix A: Hypothetical Case
Appendix B: Letters.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-297) and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 12. Dez 2020)
ISBN:
1-283-06205-4
9786613062055
0-8223-8101-X
OCLC:
245538179
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9780822381013 doi