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The mummy

The mummy

Author: Doris V Sutherland
Publisher: Leighton Buzzard : Auteur, 2019.
Series: Devil's advocates.
Edition/Format:   eBook : English : First editionView all editions and formats
"Released in 1932, The Mummy moved Universal horror away from the Gothic Europe of Dracula and Frankenstein and into a land of deserts, pyramids, and long-lost tombs. In doing so the film continued a tradition of horror fiction that is almost as old as the Western pursuit of Egyptology, as numerous European and American authors from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries had portrayed Egypt as a place of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Doris V Sutherland
ISBN: 9781800850552 1800850557 9781911325963 1911325965 9781800347281 1800347286
OCLC Number: 1237546565
Description: 1 online resource (122 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
1. Origins --
1. Literary Precursors --
2. From Cagliostro to Imhotep: The Writing Process --
3. The Makers of The Mummy --
2. Analysis --
4. The Egypt of The Mummy --
5. Horror and Fantasy in The Mummy --
3. Unwrapping --
6. Conversations With The Mummy: Critical Reactions --
7. The Legacy of The Mummy --
Series Title: Devil's advocates.
Responsibility: Doris V. Sutherland.


Released in 1932, The Mummy moved Universal horror into a land of deserts, pyramids, and long-lost tombs. This book examines the roots of The Mummy. It shows how the film shares many motifs with the  Read more...


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'This monograph serves as an excellent starting point for those wishing to research this film... As well as more general issues such as the ghost/horror genre, representations of imperialism, sexism Read more...

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