Tag Archives: rape

The Men Who Hate Women

Our headline here reflects, of course, the original title of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy. The theme deservedly generated a lot more attention to the plague of violence against women, not just in Sweden but internationally (see Chapter 7 of The Tattooed Girl, for example). Now, three Swedish academics … Continue reading

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Will Rooney Mara win the Academy Award for best actress for her portrayal of Lisbeth Salander?

The field is very competitive and she is not the oddsmakers favorite. Indeed, according to one London bookie, she is the least likely member of the five woman field to win the Oscar.  However, we got to thinking the other … Continue reading

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Fashion, Rape Survival, and The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

The Wall Street Journal’s Christina Binkley comments on controversy over the recently released H&M fashion collection based on the Lisbeth Salander character in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.  It is an important and thoughtful item. See below: Fashion, Rape Survival, and … Continue reading

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Stieg Larsson and the Monsters Within

Crime fiction is violent and cruel by definition and Larsson hewed faithfully to the tradition: Arch-criminals commit torture and murder and they traffic in women. The heroine is raped. Someone dies in a fiery car crash; another is left to … Continue reading

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