Queer utopias and a (Feminist) Iranian vampire: a critical analysis of resistive monstrosity in A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night*

  title={Queer utopias and a (Feminist) Iranian vampire: a critical analysis of resistive monstrosity in A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night*},
  author={Shadee Abdi and Bernadette Marie Calafell},
  journal={Critical Studies in Media Communication},
  pages={358 - 370}
ABSTRACT In 2014, the black and white vampire spaghetti western, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (AGWHAAT) follows the narrative of the Girl, a forlorn chador-wearing feminist-vampire-vigilante in the fictional world of Bad City. In this queer utopia, the Girl preys on immoral men so that she can protect the female residents of Bad City from the violence of patriarchy. We explore themes of monstrous feminisms and queer doublings to consider how the film uses the trope of the vampire to… Expand
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