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A new heritage of horror : the English gothic cinema

Author: David Pirie
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : In the United States and Canada distributed by Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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A book on the British horror movie to detect and analyse the roots of British horror, identifying it as 'the only staple cinematic myth which Britain can properly claim as its own.' It has revised  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Pirie, David, 1946-
New heritage of horror.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : In the United States and Canada distributed by Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(OCoLC)608551041
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Pirie
ISBN: 9781845114817 1845114817 1845114825 9781845114824
OCLC Number: 148905734
Description: xvi, 254 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The characteristics of English gothic literature --
The identification of Hammer --
The world of Terence Fisher --
Approaches to Frankenstein: Fisher, Francis and Sangster --
Approaches to Dracula --
Other approaches to horror --
Three satellite directors --
Science fiction, exoticism and psychosis --
A renaissance of themes and ideas? --
Towards a new horror mythology.
Responsibility: David Pirie.

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""David Pirie has at last updated his landmark volume...For horror fans, this will be manna from Heaven, for along with Jonathan Rigby's English Gothic, this remains a cornerstone work, packed with Read more...

 
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