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Torture Porn: Popular Horror after Saw
     

Torture Porn: Popular Horror after Saw

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by S. Jones
 
The first monograph to critically engage with the controversial horror film subgenre known as 'torture porn', this book dissects press responses to popular horror and analyses key torture porn films, mapping out the broader conceptual and contextual concerns that shape the meanings of both 'torture' and 'porn'.

Overview

The first monograph to critically engage with the controversial horror film subgenre known as 'torture porn', this book dissects press responses to popular horror and analyses key torture porn films, mapping out the broader conceptual and contextual concerns that shape the meanings of both 'torture' and 'porn'.

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From the Publisher

'This pioneering study bravely goes to unchartered territories in order to explain the label's implied porn-horror confluence and examine critically neglected subgenres.' - Dejan Ognjanovic, Rue Morgue

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230319417
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
07/09/2013
Edition description:
2013
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Steve Jones is Lecturer in Media at Northumbria University, UK. His research focuses primarily on the horror genre and topics of representation and gender, particularly on representations of sex and violence. He has published widely in international jourbanals such as the Jourbanal of Japanese and Korean Cinema, Scope, Horror Studies, Animation and Sexualities. This is his first book.

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Torture Porn: Popular Horror after Saw 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Informative, innovative and fascinating. The writing was crystal clear and the author has obviously out years of work in. it may be expensive but its a great book 
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If you really were the police you certainly would spell better.
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