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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Bibliographic Details
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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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • 1895-1938 : horror's process of genrification
  • 1939-1973 : horror and the crisis of rationality
  • 1974 to present : high and low
  • What is horror?
  • Mind and body : the 'why?' of horror
  • Horror's audiences, critics and censors
  • Shocking and spooky sounds
  • Colours of fear
  • Digital horrors.