British horror cinema /

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Imprint:London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Description:xi, 242 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:British popular culture
Subject:Horror films -- Great Britain -- History and criticism.
Horror films.
Great Britain.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format: E-Resource Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Chibnall, Steve.
Petley, Julian.
ISBN:0415230039 (alk. paper)
0415230047 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references, filmography (p. [196]-233) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • List of illustrations
  • Notes on contributors
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1. The Return of the repressed? British Horror's heritage and future
  • 2. The British censors and horror cinema
  • 3. 'A crude sort of entertainment for a crude sort of audience': the British critics and horror cinema
  • 4. Screaming for release: Femininity and horror film fandom in Britain
  • 5. Horrific films and 1930s British Cinema
  • 6. Psycho Thriller, qu'est que c'est?
  • 7. Necromancy in the UK: Witchcraft and the occult in British horror
  • 8. Barbara, Julia, Carol, Myra and Nell: Diagnosing female madness in British horror cinema
  • 10. The Amicus house of horror
  • 11. A descent into the underworld
  • 12. A heritage of evil: Peter Walker and the politics of Gothic revisionism
  • 13. On the side of the demons: Clive Barker's pleasures and pains. Interviews with Clive Barker and Doug Bradley
  • 14. Dying light: an obituary for the Great British Horror Movie
  • Filmography of British horror films in the sound era