One of Morrissey's favourite books: ["From Reverence to Rape: The Treatment of Women in the Movies"] - via NME interview (1983):
[Morrissey - "Portrait Of The Artist As A Consumer"]
Molly Clark Haskell (born September 29, 1939) is an American film critic and author. She contributed to The Village Voice—first as a theatre critic, then as a movie reviewer—and from there moved on to New York magazine and Vogue. Her most influential book is From Reverence to Rape: The Treatment of Women in the Movies (1974; revised and reissued in 1987). She co-hosted Turner Classic Movies' The Essentials with Robert Osborne in 2006 for one season.