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Knock Me Up, Knock Me Down: Images of Pregnancy in Hollywood Films

Kelly Oliver

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Paper, 248 pages,
ISBN: 978-0-231-16109-1
$26.50 / £18.50

October, 2012
Cloth, 248 pages,
ISBN: 978-0-231-16108-4
$79.50 / £55.00

Read the introduction, "From Shameful to Sexy" (to view in full screen, click on icon in bottom right-hand corner)

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About the Author

Kelly Oliver is W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University and the author of Animal Lessons: How They Teach Us To Be Human; Women as Weapons of War: Iraq, Sex and the Media; The Colonization of Psychic Space: Toward a Psychoanalytic Social Theory; Noir Anxiety: Race, Sex, and Maternity in Film Noir; Witnessing: Beyond Recognition; Subjectivity Without Subjects: From Abject Fathers to Desiring Mothers; Family Values: Subjects Between Nature and Culture; Womanizing Nietzsche: Philosophy’s Relation to “the Feminine;” and Reading Kristeva: Unraveling the Double-Bind.

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