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The horror reader

Author: Ken Gelder
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Gelder
ISBN: 020324494X 9780203244944
OCLC Number: 50553415
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 414 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : the field of horror / Ken Gelder --
Definition of the fantastic / Tzvetan Todorov --
1848: the assault on reason (extract) / Jose B. Monleon --
Phantasmagoria and the metaphorics of modern reverie (extract) / Terry Castle --
Vampires, breast-feeding, and anxiety (extract) / Joan Copjec --
Kristeva, femininity, abjection / Barbara Creed --
'In his bold gaze my ruin is writ large' (extract) / Slavoj Zizek --
Introduction to monstrous imagination / Marie-Helene Huet --
Freaks / Mary Russo --
The serial killer as a type of person (extract) / Mark Seltzer --
Production and reproduction : the case of Frankenstein (extract) / Paul O'Flynn --
Here comes the bride : wedding gender and race in Bride of Frankenstein (extract) / Elizabeth Young --
Dialectic of fear (extract) / Franco Moretti --
The occidental tourist : Dracula and the anxiety of reverse colonization (extract) / Stephen D. Arata --
Vampiric typewriting : Dracula and its media (extract) / Jennifer Wicke --
Dr Jekyll's closet (extract) / Elaine Showalter --
Tracking the vampire (extract) / Sue-Ellen Case --
Female spectator, lesbian specter : The Haunting (extract) / Patricia White --
Vampires in Greece (extract) / Ken Gelder --
King Kong and the monster in ethnographic cinema (extract) / Fatimah Tobing Rony --
Introduction to American horrors (extract) / Gregory A. Waller --
Introduction to American gothic (extract) / Teresa A. Goddu --
Horrality-the textuality of contemporary horror films / Philip Brophy --
The terror of pleasure : the contemporary horror film and postmodern theory / Tania Modleski --
Her body, herself (extract) / Carol J. Clover --
Fans' notes : the horror film fanzine / David Sanjek --
A (sadistic) night at the Opera : notes on the Italian horror film / Leon Hunt --
Revenge of the Leech woman : on the dread of aging in a low-budget horror film / Vivian Sobchack --
Ghost stories, bone flutes, cannibal countermemory / Graham Huggan --
Preposterous Hong Kong horror : Rouge's (be)hindsight and a (sodomitical) Chinese ghost story / Andre Yue.
Responsibility: edited by Ken Gelder.

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