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TV horror : investigating the darker side of the small screen

Author: Lorna Jowett; Stacey Abbott
Publisher: London : Tauris, 2013.
Series: Investigating cult TV
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Horror is a universally popular, pervasive TV genre, with shows like True Blood, Being Human, The Walking Dead and American Horror Story making a bloody splash across our television screens. This  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lorna Jowett; Stacey Abbott
OCLC Number: 844031613
Description: XV, 270 S. : Ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments List of Illustrations Introduction: Horror Begins at Home, 1. The TV in TV Horror: Production and Broadcast Contexts 2. Mainstreaming Horror 3. Shaping Horror: From Single Play to Serial Drama 4. Adaptation: Translating Horror Tales 5. The Horror Auteur 6. Revising the Gothic 7. The Excess of TV Horror 8. Horror, Art and Disruption 9. TV as Horror 10. The Monster in Our Living Room: From Barnabas Collins to Dexter Morgan Conclusion: The Road So Far Notes Work Cited TV and Filmography Index
Series Title: Investigating cult TV
Responsibility: Lorna Jowett and Stacey Abbott.

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