Why are we fascinated by ‘evil women’?

Joanna Bourke explores what ideas about ‘evil women’ can tell us about societal values through history

Joanna Bourke explores what ideas about ‘evil women’ can tell us about societal values through history. (Image by Getty Images)

Joanna Bourke, who has been delivering a series of Gresham lectures on six different ‘evil women’ through history, explores what ideas about evil and femininity can tell us about changing societal values over time.

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