Torture Porn: Popular Horror after Saw

Torture Porn: Popular Horror after Saw

by Steve Jones

Hardcover(2013)

$95.00
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Wednesday, November 21

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)

About 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 journals such as the Journal of Japanese and Korean Cinema, Scope, Horror Studies, Animation and Sexualities. This is his first book.

Table of Contents

Contents Introduction: 'Welcome To Your Worst Nightmare' PART I: 'TORTURE PORN' (CATEGORY) 1. 'The Past Catches Up to Everyone' – Lineage and Nostalgia 2. 'Bend to our objectives' – 'Torture Porn' as Press Discourse 3. 'No-one approves of what you're doing' – Fans and Filmmakers PART II: 'TORTURE' (MORALITY) Introduction 4. 'Your story's real, and people feel that' – Contextualising Torture 5. 'Some are Victims. Some are Predators. Some are Both' – Torturous Positions 6. 'In the land of the pig, the butcher is king' – Torture, Spaces, and Power PART III: 'PORN' (EXTREMITY) Introduction 7. 'Ladies first'? – Torture Porn, Sex, and Misogyny 8. 'Why are you crying? Aren't you having fun?' – Extreme Porn 9. 'You Will Not Believe Your Eyes...or Stomach' – Hardcore Horror Conclusion: 'Will You Continue?' – Beyond 'Torture Porn' Notes Bibliography Filmography Index

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews

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 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Can someone tell me a summery? Thanks xD
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you really were the police you certainly would spell better.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Nonvirgin girl Im a 13 year old boy where do you live. If you tell me I will grant your wish and do all of this stuff to u and more.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
$85 dollors for this! Not worth it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I what a guy ro do all this to me. Im a 13 year old nonvirgin girl
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Where do u live nonvergen girl