Lethal Repetition: Serial Killing in European Cinema

Lethal Repetition: Serial Killing in European Cinema

by NA NA, Richard Dyer

Hardcover(1st ed. 2015)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781844573943
Publisher: BFI Publishing
Publication date: 01/13/2016
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Richard Dyer is Professor Emeritus of Film Studies at King's College, London, and Professorial Fellow in Film Studies at the University of St Andrews, UK. He has been honoured by the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies, and Turku and Yale Universities, and is a Fellow of the British Academy. His many books include Stars (1979), White (1997), The Culture of Queers (2002) and In the Space of a Song (2012).

Table of Contents

Preface.- ISSUES.- 1. The Phantom Menace.- 2. Is it a Serial Killer?.- 3. The Same Over and Over.- 4. Procuring Extraordinary Sensations.- 5. Motives Less Adequate.- 6. Action! Kill! Cut!.- CASES.- 7. Serial Killing in European Cinema.- 8. 'Jack the Ripper'.- 9. From Haarman to Hitler to Hannibal.- 10. Anything, and More, for the Family.- Bibliography.- Filmography.- Index.

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