Unbecoming Female Monsters: Witches, Vampires, and Virgins

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This book traces the construct of female monsters as an embodiment of sociocultural fears of female sexuality and reproductive powers. Santos 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 with a particular focus on Latin American work.

Unbecoming Female Monsters: Witches, Vampires, and Virgins 2016, Lexington Books, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9781498529631

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