The Poetics of Horror: Representations of Violence Against Women in Israeli Women's Literature

Shai Rudin

Abstract


This article examines the literary techniques used by four leading Israeli women writers, Orly Castel-Bloom, Alona Kimchi, Nava Semel, and Ronit Matalon, to characterize and describe violence against women. This study also reveals the individual and subversive poetic path each takes in representing the horror that is being portrayed.


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