Postfeminism and the Fatale Figure in Neo-Noir Cinema

  • Samantha Lindop

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
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  10. Back Matter
    Pages 166-199

About this book


This book is a thought-provoking study that expands on film scholarship on noir and feminist scholarship on postfeminism, subjectivity, and representation to provide an inclusive, sophisticated, and up-to-date analysis of the femme fatale , fille fatale , and homme fatal from the classic era through to recent postmillennial neo-noir .


Postfeminism film noir neo-noir femme fatale fille fatale homme fatal Gothic women's film female investigator heteronormativity nostalgia masquerade subjectivity cinema feminism film women

Authors and affiliations

  • Samantha Lindop
    • 1
  1. 1.University of QueenslandAustralia

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