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Mastering fear : women, emotions, and contemporary horror

Author: Rikke Schubart
Publisher: New York, NY : Bloomsbury Academic, Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, 2018. ©2018
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Schubart, Rikke.
Mastering fear.
New York, NY : Bloomsbury Academic, 2018
(DLC) 2017050577
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rikke Schubart
ISBN: 9781501336720 150133672X 9781501336737 1501336738
OCLC Number: 1010639849
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 364 pages)
Contents: The dark stage --
Mud, blood, and magic: genre and gender in Pan's Labyrinth --
The bio-logic of vengeance in Let the Right One In --
"She made a choice": werewolf affordances and female character development --
Lust, trust, and educational torture: the Vampire Diaries --
Disgust and self-injury: In My Skin, Martyrs, Black Swan --
The maternal myth: birth, breastfeeding, mothering --
Home and road: Carol's change in the Walking Dead --
Age anxiety and chills: Jessica Lange and American Horror Story --
Abyss and peak: the new old woman --
Exit: playing the ball back to the universe.
Responsibility: Rikke Schubart.

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A fascinating look at female viewership of horror, challenging the stereotype of horror as a male genre ... This is a landmark study. * CHOICE * Rikke Schubart has written a lively and well-informed Read more...

 
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