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Reading Rocky Horror : the Rocky Horror picture show and popular culture

Author: Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The Rocky Horror Picture Show is undeniably the world's most famous "cult film," yet it has received very little scrutiny or consideration from scholars. Reading Rocky Horror is the first edited collection devoted to The Rocky Horror Picture Show and makes up for academia's neglect of this cult classic by assembling a variety of accessible contributions that examine the film from diverse perspectives including  Read more...
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Named Person: O'Brien, Richard; The Rocky Horror Show.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock
ISBN: 0230612326 9780230612327
OCLC Number: 227205847
Description: vi, 248 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction : It's just a jump to the left : The Rocky horror picture show and popular culture / Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock --
"Drinking those moments when" : the use (and abuse) of late-night double feature science fiction and Hollywood icons in The Rocky horror picture show / Sue Matheson --
Rocky horror glam rock / Julian Cornell --
Reflections on the self-reflexive musical : The Rocky horror picture show and the classic Hollywood musical / Sarah Artt --
Heavy, black, and pendulous : unsuturing Rocky horror / Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock --
Mocking the mirror : film spectatorship as hyperreal simulation / Heather C. Levy and Matthew A. Levy --
Wild and untamed thing : the exotic, erotic, and neurotic Rocky horror performance cult / Michael M. Chemers --
"What we are watching" does not present "us with a struggle" : Rocky horror, queer viewers, and the alternative cinematic spectacle / Nicole Seymour --
"Don't dream it, be it" : cultural performance and communitas at The Rocky horror picture show / Liz Locke --
The cult and its virgin sacrifice : rites of defloration in and at The Rocky horror picture show / Kristina Watkins-Mormino --
In search of the authentic queer epiphany : normativity and representations of the queer disabled body in Rocky horror / Ben Hixson --
The queer pedagogy of Dr. Frank-n-furter / Zachary Lamm --
"Be just and fear not" : warring visions of righteous decadence and pragmatic justice in Rocky horror / Thomas G. Endres --
"Your lifestyle's too extreme" : Rocky horror, Shock treatment, and late capitalism / Kevin John Bozelka.
Responsibility: edited by Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock.
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