Bibliographic Details

A history of horror / Wheeler Winston Dixon.

Author / Creator Dixon, Wheeler W., 1950-
Imprint New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, 2010.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 248 pages) : illustrations
Language English
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Subject Horror films -- History and criticism.
ART -- Film & Video.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Reference.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- General.
Horror films.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format E-Resource, Book
URL for this record
ISBN 9780813550398
Digital file characteristics data file
Notes Includes webography, bibliographical references, and filmography (pages 211-222) and index.
Summary Ever since horror leapt from popular fiction to the silver screen in the late 1890s, viewers have experienced fear and pleasure in exquisite combination. Wheeler Winston Dixon's A History of Horror is the only book to offer a comprehensive survey of this ever-popular film genre. Arranged by decades, with outliers and franchise films overlapping some years, this one-stop sourcebook unearths the historical origins of characters such as Dracula, Frankenstein, and the Wolfman and their various incarnations in film from the silent era to comedic sequels. A History of Horror explores how the horror f.
Other form Print version: Dixon, Wheeler Winston. A History of Horror. New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, ©2010 9780813547954
Standard no. 9786613383266