- Monstrous Mothers: Medusa, Grendel, and Now Alien
- Lynda K. Bundtzen
- Film Quarterly, Vol. 40, No. 3 (Spring, 1987), pp. 11-17
- Subjects: Film Studies, Feminist & Women's Studies, Performing Arts
- Key terms: ripley, alien, female, mother, maternal, marine, woman, feminist, embryo, chodorow, audience, film, implantation, planet, monster, teach, hick, sleeping, primal, birth, masochism, sleep
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