Book Chapter

Sexual Violence in literature: a cultural heritage?


Bell LM, Finelli A & Wynne-Davies M (2011) Sexual Violence in literature: a cultural heritage?. In: Brown J & Walklate S (eds.) Handbook on Sexual Violence. New York: Routledge, pp. 52-68.

This book contextualizes the complexity of sexual violence within its broader context – from war to the resolution of interpersonal disputes– and covers a wide span including sexual harassment, bullying, rape and murder as well as domestic violence. Written by leading academics from a variety of disciplines, contributions also include commentaries that relate the research to the work of practitioners.

Publication date31/12/2011
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Place of publicationNew York