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Horror after 9/11 : world of fear, cinema of terror

Author: Aviva Briefel; Sam J Miller
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The first major exploration of the horror film genre through the lens of 9/11 and the subsequent transformation of American and global society

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aviva Briefel; Sam J Miller
ISBN: 9780292726628 0292726627 9780292735330 0292735332 9780292747586 0292747586
OCLC Number: 714734752
Description: 263 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Aviva Briefel and Sam J. Miller --
Why horror? Black screens, lost bodies: the cinematic apparatus of 9/11 horror / Laura Frost --
Let's roll: Hollywood takes on 9/11 / Elisabeth Ford --
Transforming horror : David Cronenberg's cinematic gestures after 9/11 / Adam Lowenstein --
Horror looks at itself. Caught on tape? the politics of video in the new torture film / Catherine Zimmer --
Cutting into concepts of "reflectionist" cinema? the saw franchise and puzzles of post-9/11 horror / Matt Hills --
The host versus Cloverfield / Homay King --
"Shop \'til you drop!": consumerism and horror / Aviva Briefel --
Horror in action --
Historicizing the Bush years: politics, horror film, and Francis Lawrence's I am legend / Steffen Hantke --
"I am the devil and I'm here to do the devil's work": Rob Zombie, George W. Bush, and the limits of American freedom / Linnie Blake --
"Forever family" values: Twilight and the modern Mormon vampire / Travis Sutton and Harry M. Benshoff --
Assimilation and the queer monster / Sam J. Miller.
Other Titles: Horror after September eleven
Responsibility: edited by Aviva Briefel and Sam J. Miller.

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"Just reading Horror after 9/11 evokes a rush of memories relating to thetrauma, the terror, and embodied fear that was experienced that day, bringinginto focus just how thoroughly filmmaking has Read more...

 
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