"Muere monstruo muere: sous le gore, le genre... Ou comment représenter les féminicides"
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Movies
Novels
Learning and scholarship
Grammar, Comparative and general--Context
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Monsters
Grammar, Comparative and general--Context
Evaluation of literature
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This article was originally a joint paper given at a round table on Latin American cinema. It looks at Muere Monstruo Muere, a film by Argentinian director Alejandro Fadel, from different perspectives. The plot unfolds over a series of murders of women whose beheaded bodies are discovered in the province of Mendoza. The article argues that the film uses the codes and conventions of the horror genre to establish a dialogue between the discourses that naturalize violence and feminist film scholarship, in the context of the feminist movement against gender-based violence and death due to gender violence (feminicide) in Argentin

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