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By Harry M. Benshoff

This state of the art assortment beneficial properties unique essays by way of eminent students on considered one of cinema's such a lot dynamic and enduringly renowned genres, overlaying every little thing from the historical past of horror video clips to the newest serious ways.

  • Contributors contain a number of the most interesting teachers operating within the box, in addition to intriguing more youthful scholars
  • Varied and finished assurance, from the heritage of horror to broader problems with censorship, gender, and sexuality
  • Covers either English-language and non-English horror movie traditions
  • Key themes comprise horror movie aesthetics, theoretical ways, distribution, paintings condo cinema, ethnographic surrealism, and horror's relation to documentary movie practice
  • A thorough therapy of this dynamic movie style suited for students and lovers alike

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