Episode 31: Monstrous Menstruation – The Carries and others

It’s October, our favorite month! Time for the morbid, macabre, and scary. You know what patriarchy seems to be very scared of? Yep, menstruation. In the fourth episode of our menstruation series, we talk about menstruation in horror films, most particularly “Carrie”. Get your chocolate ready and enjoy some menstrual horror.

Sources:

Carson, David. Carrie, 2002. Amazon.
Creed, Barbara. The Monstrous-Feminine: Film, Feminism, Psychoanalysis. 1 edition. London ; New York: Routledge, 1993.
De Palma, Brian. Carrie, 1976. Amazon.
Fawcett, John. Ginger Snaps, 2000. Amazon.
Peirce, Kimberly. Carrie, 2013. Amazon.
Rosewarne, Lauren. Periods in Pop Culture: Menstruation in Film and Television. Lanham, Md: Lexington Books, 2012.
Shea, Katt, and Robert Mandel. The Rage: Carrie 2, 1999. Amazon.
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