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The horror film : an introduction / Rick Worland.

By: Worland, Rick
Material type: TextTextSeries: New approaches to film genre ; 2Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2007Edition: 1st edDescription: xii, 324 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 1405139013 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9781405139014 (hardcover : alk. paper); 1405139021 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781405139021 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Horror films -- History and criticismDDC classification: 791.436164 LOC classification: PN1995.9.H6 | W64 2007Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Table of contents only
Contents:
List of illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction : undying monsters -- short history of the horror film : beginnings to 1945 -- short history of the horror film : 1945 to the present -- Monsters among us : cases of social reception -- Edges of the horror film : Lon Chaney, Tod Browning, and The unknown (1927) -- Frankenstein (1931) and Hollywood expressionism -- Cat people (1942) : Lewton, Freud, and suggestive horror -- Horror in "the age of anxiety" : Invasion of the body snatchers (1956) -- Slaughtering genre tradition : The Texas chain saw massacre (1974) -- Halloween (1978) : the shape of the slasher film -- Re-animator (1985) and slapstick horror -- Demon lover : Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992) -- Afterword : our haunted houses -- Appendix : Horror auteurs -- Notes -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-303) and index.

List of illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction : undying monsters -- 2. A short history of the horror film : beginnings to 1945 -- 3. A short history of the horror film : 1945 to the present -- 4. Monsters among us : cases of social reception -- 5. Edges of the horror film : Lon Chaney, Tod Browning, and The unknown (1927) -- 6. Frankenstein (1931) and Hollywood expressionism -- 7. Cat people (1942) : Lewton, Freud, and suggestive horror -- 8. Horror in "the age of anxiety" : Invasion of the body snatchers (1956) -- 9. Slaughtering genre tradition : The Texas chain saw massacre (1974) -- 10. Halloween (1978) : the shape of the slasher film -- 11. Re-animator (1985) and slapstick horror -- 12. Demon lover : Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992) -- 13. Afterword : our haunted houses -- Appendix : Horror auteurs -- Notes -- Index.

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