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The (un)changing face of the femme fatale

26th January 2024

An examination of the stereotypical femme fatale role and subversions of the archetype. Our hero is a Humphrey Bogart-type. He’s a product of the Great Depression; a private eye, intent upon exposing injustice, locked in a fruitless battle against the corruption that infects the very foundations of capitalist America. He’s drowning in filth excreted by ...