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These Deals Won’t Last Forever is a chapbook about watching and being watched. With influences ranging from the Elia Kazan-directed ‘Baby Doll’ to episodes of ‘WWF: Raw is War’, it explores the roles of women within the power structures of popular film and television. This work is the consolidation media tropes across genres into three narratives, seeking to reveal some pattern in their destructive depictions of women and questioning authorial/audience complicity in their perpetuation.
Sasha Hawkins is a Phoenix, AZ based writer with a deep, abiding love for schlock films and professional wrestling. She is Managing Editor for The Volta, and has written for the University of Arizona Poetry Center blog. [/box]