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The rise and fall of the femme fatale in British literature, 1790-1910 / Heather Braun.

Author/Creator:
Braun, Heather, 1975-
Publication:
Madison [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 163 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Femmes fatales in literature.
Sex role in literature.
Man-woman relationships in literature.
Contents:
Literary form and the nineteenth-century femme fatale
The gothic ballad and the supernatural femme fatale
The realist novel and the romanticized femme fatale
From sensation novel to vampire tale: the erotic femme fatale
Decadence, self-awareness, and the decline of the femme fatale
Conclusion: reprising the femme fatale.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781611475623 (cloth : alk. paper)
1611475627 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781611475630 (electronic)
1611475635 (electronic)
OCLC:
795177997
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