By Harry M. Benshoff

ISBN-10: 0470672609

ISBN-13: 9780470672600

ISBN-10: 1119335019

ISBN-13: 9781119335016

This state of the art assortment good points unique essays via eminent students on certainly one of cinema's such a lot dynamic and enduringly well known genres, masking every thing from the background of horror videos to the newest serious methods.

  • Contributors contain a number of the best lecturers operating within the box, in addition to interesting more youthful scholars
  • Varied and complete assurance, from the heritage of horror to broader problems with censorship, gender, and sexuality
  • Covers either English-language and non-English horror movie traditions
  • Key themes comprise horror movie aesthetics, theoretical ways, distribution, paintings apartment cinema, ethnographic surrealism, and horror's relation to documentary movie practice
  • A thorough therapy of this dynamic movie style suited for students and fanatics alike

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