The horror film /
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...
|Imprint:||New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2004.|
|Description:||1 online resource (vi, 272 pages)|
|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.
Music, Dance, Drama & Film.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
|URL for this record:||http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11282565|
- Introduction: The Dark Genre and Its Paradoxes; The Silent and Classical Hollywood Eras; Shadow-Souls and Strange Adventures: Horror and the Supernatural in European Silent Film; Before Sound: Universal, Silent Cinema, and the Last of the Horror-Spectaculars; Children of the Night; The Horrors of War; The Modern Era; Postmodern Elements of the Contemporary Horror Film; Dread, Taboo, and The Thing: Toward a Social Theory of the Horror Film; Toward an Aesthetics of Cinematic Horror; Scraping Bottom: Splatter and the Herschell Gordon Lewis Oeuvre; Mondo Horror: Carnivalizing the Taboo.