Unbecoming female monsters : witches, vampires, and virgins
Part of the Latin American Gender and Sexualities series
Unbecoming Female Monsters: Witches, Vampires, and Virgins is a multi-cultural and interdisciplinary work that traces the construct of female monsters as an embodiment of socio-cultural fears of female sexuality and reproductive powers.
This book examines the female sexual maturation cycle and the various archetypes of female monsters associated with each stage of sexual development as seen in literature, art, film, television, and popular culture.
Recommended for scholars of Latin American studies, literature, cultural studies, women and gender studies, popular culture, and film studies.