Knowing fear : science, knowledge and the development of the horror genre (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Knowing fear : science, knowledge and the development of the horror genre

Author: Jason Colavito
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The text first outlines a loose framework defining several distinct periods in horror development, then explores each period sequentially by looking at the scientific and cultural background of the period, its expression in horror literature, and its expression in horror visual and performing arts"--Résumé de l'éditeur.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Colavito
ISBN: 9780786432738 078643273X
OCLC Number: 237900662
Description: vi, 458 pages : illustrations, carte ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Jason Colavito.
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Tracing the development of horror entertainment since the late 18th century, this study argues that scientific discovery, technological progress, and knowledge in general have played an unparalleled  Read more...

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