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Distorted Antigones: Dialectics and Prostitution in Fassbinder’s Lola and Sanders’ Shirins Hochzeit'

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This chapter analyses two contemporary German films within the framework of the book on sex work and prostitution. I use a Hegelian theoretical framework to read the prostitute characters as contradictory marginal but foundational figures and interpret the politics of their positioning within the films and the culture they reflect.

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Author(s): Ludden T

Editor(s): Danielle Hipkins and Kate Taylor-Jones

Publication type: Book Chapter

Publication status: Published

Book Title: Prostitution and Sex Work in Global Cinema. New Takes on Fallen Women

Year: 2017

Pages: 147-171

Print publication date: 20/12/2017

Acceptance date: 16/10/2017

Edition: 1st

Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan

Place Published: New York, NY, USA


Library holdings: Search Newcastle University Library for this item

ISBN: 9783319646077


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