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Table of Contents Preface 1 Introduction 5 Part One. The Development and Background of the Filmic Violent Woman 1. Complementarity and Its Discontents: The History of Violent 20 Women in Film 2. Expressions of Masculinity: Traditions of Violence in American Film 52 3. Female Murderers: America's Recurring Nightmare 75 Part Two. The Violent Woman on the Contemporary Screen 4. Romancing Trauma: The Violent Woman in Contemporary 105 American Cinema 5. Violent Women in Love 143 6. The Front Line: Women, the Military, and the Movies 168 7. Conclusion: The Long Kiss Goodnight 189
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Women in motion pictures, Violence in motion pictures, Motion pictures United States