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Horror, the Film Reader / Edition 1
     

Horror, the Film Reader / Edition 1

by Mark Jancovich
 

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ISBN-10: 0415235618

ISBN-13: 9780415235617

Pub. Date: 12/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Horror, The Film Reader brings together key articles to provide a comprehensive resource for students of horror cinema. Mark Jancovich's introduction traces the development of horror film from
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari to The Blair Witch Project, and outlines the main critical debates. Combining classic and recent articles, each

Overview

Horror, The Film Reader brings together key articles to provide a comprehensive resource for students of horror cinema. Mark Jancovich's introduction traces the development of horror film from
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari to The Blair Witch Project, and outlines the main critical debates. Combining classic and recent articles, each section explores a central issue of horror film, and features an editor's introduction outlining the context of debates.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415235617
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Series:
In Focus: Routledge Film Readers Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.00(d)

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Table of Contents


General Introduction

Part One: Theorising Horror
Introduction
1. The American Nightmare: Horror in the 70's: Robin Wood
2. Why Horror?: Noel Carroll
3. Why Horror: The Peculiar Pleasures of a Popular Genre: Andrew Tudor

Part Two: Gender, Sexuality and the Horror Film
Introduction
4. When the Woman Looks: Linda Williams
5. Horror and the Monstrous Feminine: An Imaginary Abjection: Barbara Creed
6. Her Body, Himself: Gender in the Slasher Film: Carol Clover
7. Introduction: The Monster and the Homosexual: Harry M. Benshoff

Part Three: Producing Horrors
Introduction
8. Production and Reproduction: The Case of Frankenstein: Paul O'Flinn
9. The Problem of British Horror: Peter Hutchings
10. Sleaze-Mania, Euro-trash and High Art: The Place of European Art Films in American Low Culture: Joan Hawkins

Part Four: Consuming Fears
Introduction
11. Horror For Sale: The Marketing and Reception of Classic Horror Cinema: Rhona Berenstein
12. Genre and the Audience: Genre Classification and Cultural Distinctions in the Mediation of The Silence of the Lambs: Mark Jancovich
13. Learning to Scream: Linda Williams
14. Refusing to Look: Female Viewers of the Horror Film: Brigid Cherry

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