Silence of the Lambs

Silence of the Lambs

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by Yvonne Tasker, British Film Institute
     
 

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In this study, Yvonne Tasker explores the way the film weaves together gothic, horror and thriller conventions to generate both a distinctive variation on the cinematic portrayal of insanity and crime, and a fascinating intervention in the sexual politics of genre.

Overview

In this study, Yvonne Tasker explores the way the film weaves together gothic, horror and thriller conventions to generate both a distinctive variation on the cinematic portrayal of insanity and crime, and a fascinating intervention in the sexual politics of genre.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780851708713
Publisher:
BFI Publishing
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Series:
Modern Classics Series
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
1,040,462
Product dimensions:
5.45(w) x 7.44(h) x 0.26(d)

Meet the Author

Yvonne Tasker is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at the University of East Anglia. She is the author of Working Girls: Gender and Sexuality in Popular Cinema (1998) and Spectacular Bodies: Gender, Genre and the Action Cinema (1983).

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5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Very scary and a good thriller. I think this is one of the best books of our time. Guarenteed to scare the (beep) out of you.