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The thrill of fear : 250 years of scary entertainment

Author: Walter M Kendrick
Publisher: New York : Grove Weidenfeld, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Why do we enjoy scaring ourselves? Why do some of the largest industries in the world--books, films, television, toys and games--depend so crucially on ghouls, ghosts and zombies? Walter Kendrick  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter M Kendrick
ISBN: 0802111629 9780802111623
OCLC Number: 23286291
Description: xxvi, 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Into the crypt --
Feelings for sale --
Fear among the ruins --
Stages of ear --
Fear comes home --
Genrefication --
Scream and scream again --
Splat!
Responsibility: Walter Kendrick.

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