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Benshoff, Harry M.

A Companion to the Horror Film

Benshoff, Harry M. - A Companion to the Horror Film, ebook

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This cutting-edge collection features original essays by eminent scholars on one of cinema's most dynamic and enduringly popular genres, covering everything from the history of horror movies to the latest critical approaches.
  • Contributors include many of the finest academics working in the field, as well as exciting younger scholars
  • Varied and comprehensive coverage, from the history of horror to broader issues of censorship, gender, and sexuality
  • Covers both English-language and non-English horror film traditions
  • Key topics include horror film aesthetics, theoretical approaches, distribution, art house cinema, ethnographic surrealism, and horror's relation to documentary film practice
  • A thorough treatment of this dynamic film genre suited to scholars and enthusiasts alike

Keywords: Film Studies, Horror films, horror movies, cinema, film history, film studies, cultural studies, Hollywood, film industry, moviemaking, Gothic revival, film censorship, film distribution, classic horror movies, Ken Russell, slasher film, zombies, genre, sex in the movies, heroes, villains, monsters, documentary film, art house cinema

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
608 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118883495
Printed ISBN
9780470672600

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