Representations of Murderous Women in Literature, Theatre, Film, and Television
Examining the Patriarchal Presuppositions Behind the Treatment of Murderesses in Fiction and RealityeBook - 2010
This collection examines the meaning, construction and deconstruction of the murdering woman. These essays suggest that the ways in which gender, race, class and sexuality play into representations of women murderers is key to understanding the patriarchal underpinnings of our judicial system as they apply to women criminals.
Publisher: Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2010
Characteristics: 1 online resource (444 pages)