Images of the femme fatale in Two Short Stories by Emilia Pardo Bazán

@article{Walter2015ImagesOT,
  title={Images of the femme fatale in Two Short Stories by Emilia Pardo Baz{\'a}n},
  author={Susan M. Walter},
  journal={Romance Notes},
  year={2015},
  volume={55},
  pages={177 - 189}
}
SCHOLARS have explored many aspects of Pardo Bazan's writings that examine the plight of women in nineteenth-century Spain, in particular the ways that her fictional works employ unique narrative designs and contestatory strategies to subtly question the hegemony of patriarchal culture. In this study I will focus on a curious pair of stories from Pardo Bazan's corpus of short stories that seems to do just this but in an unusual way, by engaging with the paradigmatic figure of the femme fatale… Expand