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<table of contents, p. ix> Contents Introduction: Tracing the Goddess/ Facing the Monster 000 <LINE SPACE> 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 <LINE SPACE> 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 <LINE SPACE> 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 <LINE SPACE> 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 <LINE SPACE> 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