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British horror cinema

Author: Steve Chibnall; Julian Petley
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Series: British popular cinema.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The horror film is now one of the most popular and talked about film genres and yet, outside of the Hammer studio, very little has been written about British horror. Going beyond Hammer, the book investigates a wealth of horror filmmaking in Britain.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Chibnall; Julian Petley
ISBN: 0415230039 9780415230032 0415230047 9780415230049
OCLC Number: 46976495
Description: xi, 242 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The return of the repressed? British horror's heritage and future / Steve Chibnall and Julian Petley --
The British censors and horror cinema / Mark Kermode --
'A crude sort of entertainment for a crude sort of audience' : the British critics and horror cinema / Julian Petley --
Screaming for release : femininity and horror film fandom in Britain / Brigid Cherry --
Horrific films and 1930s British cinema / Ian Conrich --
Psycho-thriller, qu'est-ce que c'est? / Kim Newman --
Necromancy in the UK : witchcraft and the occult in British horror / Leon Hunt --
The old dark house : the architecture of amibiguity in The turn of the screw and The innocents / John C. Tibbetts --
Barbara, Julia, Carol, Myra, and Nell : diagnosing female madness in British horror cinema / Steven Jay Schneider --
The Amicus house of horror / Peter Hutchings --
A descent into the underworld : Death line / Marcelle Perks --
A heritage of evil : Pete Walker and the politics of Gothic revisionism / Steve Chibnall --
On the side of the demons : Clive Barker's pleasures and pains : interviews with Clive Barker and Doug Bradley / Paul Wells --
Dying light : an obituary for the great British horror movie / Richard Stanley --
Filmography of British horror films of the sound era / L.S. Smith.
Series Title: British popular cinema.
Responsibility: edited by Steve Chibnall and Julian Petley.
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