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Hollywood Heroines: Women in Film Noir and the Female Gothic Film

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The endangered and dangerous female figures of Rebecca, of Jagged Edge and What Lies Beneath have a deserved and enduring fascination. Helen Hanson re-examines these gothic heroines of Hollywood and their meanings, in two of Hollywood's key generic cycles, film noir and the female gothic film. Starting at the beginning, with the origin of these cycles and the ways in which ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published December 15th 2007 by I. B. Tauris (first published January 1st 2007)
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