A Clash of Critics - Scholarly Criticism About A Song of Ice and Fire

308 Second Sons

February 6, 2019

Content Warning: the majority of this episode is dedicated to discussion of rape.

 

Mia and Scott discuss how we can understand marital rape in Martin's fictional world and explore connections between class, education, and intellectualism.

 

Frankel, V. E. (2014). Women in Game of Thrones: Power, Conformity and Resistance. McFarland. Chicago

Hale, M. (1736). Historia placitorum coronae: The history of the pleas of the crown (Vol. 1).

 

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CW: A Clash of Critics frequently discusses issues such as violence, abuse, sexual assault, bigotry, and other sensitive topics.

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