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Jans B. Wager

Jans B. Wager is an assistant professor of English at Utah Valley State College in Orem, Utah.

Listed in: Women’s Studies · Media Studies · Film and Video - History and Criticism · Gender Studies

Cover of 'Dangerous Dames'

Dangerous Dames
Women and Representation in Film Noir and the Weimar Street Film
By Jans B. Wager

Both film noir and the Weimar street film hold a continuing fascination for film spectators and film theorists alike. The female characters, especially the alluring femmes fatales, remain a focus for critical and popular attention. In the tradition of such attention, Dangerous Dames focuses on the femme fatale and her antithesis, the femme attrapée.

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