Bibliographic Details

The horror film / edited and with an introduction by Stephen Prince.

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2004.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 272 pages)
Language English
Series Rutgers depth of field series
Rutgers depth of field series.
Subject Horror films -- History and criticism.
ART -- Film & Video.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Reference.
Horror films.
Film.
Music, Dance, Drama & Film.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format E-Resource, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11282565
Other authors / contributors Prince, Stephen, 1955- editor.
ISBN 9780813542577
081354257X
1283592096
9781283592093
9786613904546
6613904546
0813533627
9780813533629
0813533635
9780813533636
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
English.
Summary In this volume, Stephen Prince has collected essays reviewing the history of the horror film and the psychological reasons for its persistent appeal, as well as discussions of the developmental responses of young adult viewers and children to the genre. The book focuses on recent postmodern examples such as The Blair Witch Project. In a daring move, the volume also examines Holocaust films in relation to horror. Part One features essays on the silent and classical Hollywood eras. Part Two covers the postWorld War II era and discusses the historical, aesthetic, and psychological charact.
Other form Print version: Horror film. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2004 0813533627