Introduction

The bibliography provides information on writings dealing with the history of rape, including sexual child abuse, sexual harassment, sexual molestation, child prostitution, forced prostitution, sexual slavery, sexual(ized) violence. The blog informs about calls for papers, forthcoming events and new literature in this field.

January 5, 2011

ART: Whitlock, Gillian. »Remediating gorilla girl: rape warfare and the limits of humanitarian storytelling.«

Journal: Biography
Volume: 33
Issue: 3
Year: Summer 2010
Pages: 471-497
Full Text: Project MUSE [Restricted.]

Abstract: »Dian Fossey and the gorillas remain familiar figures in the global public sphere. But how do their life stories relate to the ongoing presence of mourning and violence in central Africa now? This essay considers feminist engagements with the "distant suffering" of victims of rape warfare at this unique contact zone where species meet.« [Source: Biography.]