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Hanson, Helen

The Femme Fatale: Images, Histories, Contexts

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: ‘Cherchez la femme

1. Introduction: ‘Cherchez la femme’
Helen Hanson, Catherine O’Rawe

2. Ecoutez la Femme: Hear/Here Difference

2. Ecoutez la Femme: Hear/Here Difference
Griselda Pollock

Part I. Literary and Visual Archetypes

3. The Mother of All Femmes Fatales: Eve as Temptress in Genesis 3
Karen L. Edwards

4. Challenging the Stereotype: The Femme Fatale in Fin-de-Siècle Art and Early Cinema
Jess Sully

5. Silent Divas: The Femmes Fatales of the Italian Cinema Muto

Joy Ramirez

6. ‘You’ll Be the Death of Me’: Mata Hari and the Myth of the Femme Fatale

Rosie White

Part II. Film Stars

7. Diabolically Clever — Clouzot’s French Noir Les Diaboliques (1954)
Susan Hayward

8. Fatal Femininity in Post-War British Film: Investigating the British Femme

Melanie Bell

9. ‘Put the Blame on…Mei’: Zhang Ziyi and the Politics of Global Stardom
Olga Kourelou

10. Gender, Genre and Stardom: Fatality in Italian Neorealist Cinema
Catherine O’Rawe

Part III. Femmes Fatales in European and World Cinemas

11. The Femme Fatale of Spanish Retro Noir: The Recuperation of a Repressed Voice
Ann Davies

Chiaroscuro: The Half-Glimpsed Femme Fatale of Italian Film Noir

Mary Wood

13. A Myth Is Born: The Femme Fatale in the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema
John L. Marambio, Marcie Rinka

Part IV. Hollywood

14. ‘I Can’t Tell Anymore Whether You’re Lying’: Double Indemnity, Human Desire and the Narratology of Femmes Fatales

Steve Neale

15. ‘Well, Aren’t We Ambitious’, or ‘You’ve Made up Your Mind I’m Guilty’: Reading Women as Wicked in American Film Noir

Julie Grossman

16. The Big Seduction: Feminist Film Criticism and the Femme Fatale

Helen Hanson

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Film and Television Studies, Fine Arts, Cultural Studies, Social History, Gender Studies, Media Studies

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