Cult Cinema / Edition 1

Cult Cinema / Edition 1

by Ernest Mathijs, Jamie Sexton
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405173742

ISBN-13: 9781405173742

Pub. Date: 05/03/2011

Publisher: Wiley

Cult Cinema: an Introduction presents the first in-depth academic examination of all aspects of the field of cult cinema, including audiences, genres, and theoretical perspectives.

  • Represents the first exhaustive introduction to cult cinema
  • Offers a scholarly treatment of a hotly contested topic at the center of current academic debate<

Overview

Cult Cinema: an Introduction presents the first in-depth academic examination of all aspects of the field of cult cinema, including audiences, genres, and theoretical perspectives.

  • Represents the first exhaustive introduction to cult cinema
  • Offers a scholarly treatment of a hotly contested topic at the center of current academic debate
  • Covers audience reactions, aesthetics, genres, theories of cult cinema, as well as historical insights into the topic

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405173742
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/03/2011
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Part I Receptions and Debates.

1 Cult Reception Contexts.

2 The Cult Cinema Marketplace.

3 Prestige, Awards, and Festivals.

4 Censorship and Criticism.

5 Fandom and Subculture.

6 The Cult Auteur.

7 Cult Stardom.

8 Camp and Paracinema.

9 Transgression and Freakery.

10 Gender and Sexuality.

11 Transnationalism and Orientalism.

12 Religion and Utopia.

Part II Themes and Genres.

13 Exploitation and B Movies.

14 Underground and Avant-garde Cinema.

15 Cult Cinema and Drugs.

16 Cult Cinema and Music.

17 Classical Hollywood Cults.

18 Cult Horror Cinema.

19 Cult Science Fiction Cinema.

20 Cult Blockbusters.

21 Intertextuality and Irony.

22 Meta-cult.

Filmography.

References.

Credits and Sources.

Index.

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