Alluring monsters the pontianak and cinemas of decolonization Rosalind Galt

As famous in Southeast Asia as Dracula is in the West, the pontianak is a terrifying, fanged female vampire who is a much-loved and much-feared monster in Malay cultures. In traditional folklore, the pontianak is a woman who has died as a result of male violence or childbirth and whose return upsets...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Galt, Rosalind (Author)
Format: eBook
Published:New York Columbia University Press 2021
Series:Film and culture.