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The femme fatale

images, histories, contexts

by Helen Hanson

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Femmes fatales in literature,
  • Femmes fatales in motion pictures,
  • Women in popular culture,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Femmes fatales

  • About the Edition

    These essays trace the femme fatale across literature, visual culture and cinema, exploring the ways in which fatal femininity has been imagined in different cultural contexts and historical epochs, and moving from mythical women such as Eve, Medusa and the Sirens via historical figures such as Mata Hari to fatal women in contemporary cinema.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Helen Hanson and Catherine O"Rawe
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.F44 F46 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 236 p. :
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25243004M
    ISBN 100230203612
    ISBN 109780230203617
    LC Control Number2010284528
    OCLC/WorldCa435419694

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