Rather than align Faulkner with one coherent attitude toward the femme fatale
, or to establish one point at which his attitude toward it changed unequivocally, I suggest that his work is interesting for the different inflections the figure takes on.
The popularity of the association between women, snakes, and temptation even spread to the theatre where actress Sarah Bernhardt, a femme fatale
in both her professional and private lives, portrayed characters such as Medea and Cleopatra.
She draws a parallel between the femme fatale
stories and the Western detective genre in the sense that "both deal with the bizarre, lewd or sensational in such a way that they appear plausible and logical" (12).
24 to 25 the museum will also host a two-day symposium on fashion and the femme fatale
in Belle Epoque Paris.
So when I saw her in her ultimate femme fatale
role, in Lang's The Woman in the Window, the only question that bothered me was: Did Lang do it with her or not?
" will mark a return to de Palma's early moviemaking style, Gefter says.
The looks ranged from Valeria's own natural look to the more dramatic femme fatale
. The event took place at the Paseo Alcorta Mall in Buenos Aires Sept.
The star, who gave birth to her second child Rocco last month, also revealed she was struggling to find any movie roles she likes because people now typecast her as a 'femme fatale
' - or a mother with difficult children.
THE first femme fatale
hairdresser was played by Hedy Lamarr in the 1949 film Samson and Delilah.
Only at this point has she really become a femme fatale
. Rudloff cites Deleuze in support of the notion thatWanda is only apparently sadistic when, as domina, she tortures Severin; the dominating masochistic trait in Severin's psychology is what matters, not the fact that the masochist has had the good fortune to meet a sadist, as is commonly supposed.
Together with Die Buchse der Pandora (Pandora's Box), the second part of the original work, Earth Spirit relates the experiences of Lulu, an amoral femme fatale
. In Earth Spirit, Lulu's first husband dies when he finds her with another man, her second husband kills himself, and she kills the third.
Imabelle, as the femme fatale
in A Rage in Harlem, is described as "a cushioned-upped, hot-bodied, banana-skin chick with the speckled-brown eyes of a teaser and the high-arched, ball-bearing hips of a natural-born amante" (6).
" In the early 20th century, vampire, or vamp, meant a femme fatale
, a beautiful but heartless woman who lures men to moral destruction.
Organized like George Plimpton's and Jean Stein's book on the femme fatale
Warhol socialite, Edie Sedgwick, Mailer begins with little Norman in short pants and ends with him writing Tough Guys Don't Dance to pay the bills.