La vagina dentada en un mito nivaclé: pérdidas como parte de la erotización corporal

In nivacle myth “Water women”, from the naked corporality y uncultured, women motivate desire in men in order to approach to them. After anthropomorphous men capture them, they discover that those women have a particularity: they eat through vaginas, which are provided with sharped tooth. Men must p...

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Main Author: Arley Fonseca, Mauricio
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: 2015
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/filyling/article/view/13848
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/14517
Summary: In nivacle myth “Water women”, from the naked corporality y uncultured, women motivate desire in men in order to approach to them. After anthropomorphous men capture them, they discover that those women have a particularity: they eat through vaginas, which are provided with sharped tooth. Men must practice rituals to be able to intercourse with them; if the practice doesn ́t happens through the ritual, the final will be violent, a real castration and not an opening and heritable erotic. The erotic ritual has as central practice: dancing, after performance those tooth will fall dawn from the vagina.