EVIL SISTERS: The Threat of Female Sexuality and the Cult of Manhood.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Show how the portrayal of woman as seductress, as a regressive, primitive force whose sexuality could destroy the social order and how the distorted ideas of gender, sex and race as reflected in paintings, in the cinema from Louise Brooks to Garbo and Dietrich and other femme fatales, and in fiction, ranging from Bram Stoker through Conrad, Fitzgerald, Hemingway and Faulkner, continues to affect us today. SIGNED on the title page. 37 illustrations, bibliography, index. 480 pp. ISBN: 0394569458.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.