Rethinking the Femme Fatale in Film Noir

Rethinking the Femme Fatale in Film Noir

Ready for Her Close-up

Book - 2009
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"In the context of nineteenth-century Victorinoir and close readings of original-cycle film noir, Julie Grossman argues that the presence of the 'femme fatale' figure, as she is understood in film criticism and popular culture, is drastically over-emphasized and has helped to sustain cultural obsessions with 'bad' women"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Basingstoke, UK ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
ISBN: 9780230233287
Characteristics: xi, 176 p. : ill. ; 23 cm


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