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Author Tóth, Zsófia Anna.
Title Merry murderers : the farcical (re)figuration of the femme fatale in Maurine Dallas Watkins' Chicago (1927) and its various adaptations / by Zsófia Anna Tóth.
Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2011.

Author Tóth, Zsófia Anna.
Subject Watkins, Maurine. Chicago.
Femmes fatales in literature.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 278 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This book explores the different trends and the various changes in the representational history of femmes fatales Otherin twentieth century American culture. While providing precedents, discussing the Western cultural history of this iconic female figure as well as presenting the cultural and theoretical debates surrounding 'her, ' the major focus lies in Maurine Dallas Watkins's story entitled Chicago and how its diachronic and transmedial revivals contributed to this debate and what kind of a ...
Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; FOREWORD; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX.
ISBN 9781443832298 (electronic bk.)
1443832294 (electronic bk.)
1443831719
9781443831710
OCLC # 823733164
Additional Format Print version: 1443831719.
Print version: 9781443831710.
Print version: 9781443832298.


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