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Dark places : the haunted house in film

Author: Barry Curtis
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2008.
Series: Locations (London, England)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this wide-ranging and compelling study, Barry Curtis demonstrates how the claustrophobic interiors of haunted spaces in films connect to the 'dark places' of the human psyche.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Curtis, Barry.
Dark places.
London : Reaktion Books, 2008
(OCoLC)225876068
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Curtis
ISBN: 1861895755 9781861895752
OCLC Number: 327142026
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (240 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction --
The haunted house --
Gothic and the uncanny --
Film: 'a fragile semblence' --
Unreal estate --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Locations (London, England)
Responsibility: Barry Curtis.

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Horror films revel in taking viewers into shadowy places where evil resides, whether it is a house, a graveyard or a dark forest. This title leads us inside these haunted spaces to explore them and  Read more...

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