Horror film : a critical introduction /

Throughout the history of cinema, horror has proven to be a genre of consistent popularity, which adapts to different cultural contexts while retaining a recognisable core. This volume balances the discussions of horror's history, theory, and aesthetics as no introductory book ever has. Featuri...

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Main Author: Leeder, Murray,
Format: Printed Book
Language:English
Published: New York: Bloomsbury; 2018.
Series:Bloomsbury film genres series.
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Online Access:Fultext
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Summary:Throughout the history of cinema, horror has proven to be a genre of consistent popularity, which adapts to different cultural contexts while retaining a recognisable core. This volume balances the discussions of horror's history, theory, and aesthetics as no introductory book ever has. Featuring studies of films both obscure and famous, it is international in its scope and chronicles horror from its silent roots until today.
Physical Description:viii, 276 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-255) and index.
ISBN:9781501314438
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