Table of contents for The violent woman : femininity, narrative, and violence in contemporary American cinema / Hilary Neroni.

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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