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Author Dijkstra, Bram.

Title Evil sisters : the threat of female sexuality and the cult of manhood / Bram Dijkstra.

Imprint New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1996.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  305.4209 D569e    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 480 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 445-459) and index.
Contents The lords of creation battle the vampires of time -- Vital essence and blighting mildew : dimorphic gender evolution and the natural philosophy of lust -- For the blood is the life : hysteria, Freud's jewel box, transcendent manhood, and the mark of the beast -- A Congo song in the heart of darkness : the vampire-woman's African genesis -- The physiology of vampirism : the root of all evil and the womb of production; seminal economics and spermatophagy -- And fools they were : the biology of racism and the iron law of the jungle; love rituals of the socialist vampire -- Real vampires : the sexual woman and her allies : Bolsheviks, Semites, and Eurasians; the yellow peril of the Aryan imagination -- Domesticating the vampire : Hollywood and seminal economy -- Rigging the great race against the beautiful and damned : cultural genetics of unclean women and emasculate men -- Dualism enthroned : oak trees and destroyers; Hitler and the hammer of death; genocide as gynecide in the mythology of popular culture.
Subject Women in popular culture -- History.
Femmes fatales -- History.
Sexism -- History.
Racism -- History.
Vampires -- History.
ISBN 0394569451

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