In Reimagining Delilah's Afterlives as Femme Fatale, Caroline Blyth guides readers through an in-depth exploration of Delilah's afterlives as femme fatale in both biblical interpretation and popular culture, tracing the social and historical factors that may have inspired them. She then considers alternative afterlives for Delilah's character, using as inspiration both the Judges 16 narrative and a number of cultural texts which deconstruct traditional understandings of the femme fatale, thereby inviting readers to view this iconic biblical character in new and fascinating lights.
Chapter 1: The Femme Fatale: Cultural Icon
Chapter 2: Mind the Gap Part 1: Delilah's Afterlives as Femme Fatale in Biblical Interpretation
Chapter 3: Mind the Gap Part 2: Delilah's Afterlives as Femme Fatale in Popular Culture
Chapter 4: Alternative Afterlives: Deconstructing Delilah as Femme Fatale
Index of Biblical Texts