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Vamps: An Illustrated History of the Female Fatale
by Pam Keesey
Popular culture--especially film--is filled with images of the femme fatale, the woman who destroys those she seduces--from Greta Garbo to Sharon Stone. Popular vampirologist Pam Keesey presents over 100 riveting photographs of women as vampires and sexual predators, from ancient goddesses and witches to the vamps of the silver screen.
Paperback, 200 pages
Published December 1st 1997 by Cleis Press
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clearly i've always been fascinated by the femme fatale. the vamp. the romantic tragedy of What I'm Doing. this was a pretty wonderful summary of the deathly goddess from ancient pop culture through literature, and ultimately film. loved it. now have a list of things to read and watch. right up my alley.