Abject terrors : surveying the modern and postmodern horror film /
Tony Magistrale.
New York : Peter Lang, c2005.
xviii, 213 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
0820470562 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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New York : Peter Lang, c2005.
0820470562 (pbk. : alk. paper)
contents note
Terror theories -- Stark terrors -- Vampiric terrors -- The terror of Hitchcock -- Terrors from beyond -- Terrors from within -- Kubrickian terrors -- The body terrified -- Terror parodies.
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Includes filmography (p. [195]-200), bibliographical references (p. [201]-205) and index.
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Table of Contents
Terror theories : a representative surveyp. 1
Stark terrors : The cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Nosferatu, Metropolis, Frankenstein, The bride of Frankensteinp. 19
Vampiric terrors : Dracula, The hunger, Interview with the vampire, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Buffy the vampire slayerp. 37
The terror of Hitchcock : Vertigo, Psycho, The birdsp. 57
Terrors from beyond : The day the earth stood still, Them!, the Alien moviesp. 81
Terrors from within : The tenant, Don't look now, The fly, The exorcist, Fatal attraction, Panic roomp. 99
Kubrickian terrors : 2001 : a space odyssey, A clockwork orange, The shining, Eyes wide shutp. 127
The body terrified : The Texas chainsaw massacre, Halloween, Friday the 13th, A nightmare on Elm Streetp. 147
Terror parodies : The wicker man, The rocky horror picture show, Young Frankenstein, The lost boys, Scream, Scary moviep. 171
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