Table of contents for Goddesses and monsters : women, myth, power, and popular culture / Jane Caputi.


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Contents
Introduction: Tracing the Goddess/ Facing the Monster 000
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Part 1. Patriarchal Myth
1. Jaws as Patriarchal Myth. 000
2. Sleeping with the Enemy as Pretty Woman Part II? 000
3. Femme Noir (with Lauri Sagle) 000
4. Everyday Pornography 000
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Part 2. Gods and Monsters
5. The New Founding Fathers: The Lore and Lure of the Serial Killer in Contemporary Culture 000
6. American Psychos 000
7. Small Ceremonies: Ritual in Natural Born Killers, Forrest Gump, and Follow Me Home 000
8. The Gods We Worship: Serial Murder as Religious Sacrifice 000
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Part 3. Myth and Technology 
9. Seeing Elephants: The Myths of Phallotechnology 000
10. Sex, Radiation, and the Sacred 000
11. Unthinkable Fathering: Incest and Nuclearism 000
12. On the Lap of Necessity: Considering Myth and Technology through the Energetics Philosophy of Teresa Brennan 000
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Part 4. Female Potency
13. Goddesses and Monsters 000
14. The Second Coming of Diana 000
15. Facing Change: African Mythic Origins in Octavia Butler's Parable Novels 000
16. The Naked Goddess: Pornography, Female Potency, and the Sacred 000
17. The Cyborg or the Goddess? 000
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Notes 000
Bibliography 000
Index 000




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Feminist criticism, Popular culture, Women in popular culture, Sex role, Patriarchy