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American horror film

the genre at the turn of the millennium

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This edition published in by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson.

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American horror film: the genre at the turn of the millennium
2010, University Press of Mississippi
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American horror film

the genre at the turn of the millennium

This edition published in by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson.


Table of Contents

They don't make 'em like they used to: on the rhetoric of crisis and the current state of American horror cinema / Steffen Hantke
Bloody America: critical reassessments of the trans/-national and of graphic violence. The American horror film? globalization and transnational U.S.-Asian genres / Christina Klein
A Parisian in Hollywood: ocular horror in the films of Alexandre Aja / Tony Perrello
"The pound of flesh which I demand": American horror cinema, gore, and the box office, 1998-2007 / Blair Davis and Kial Natale
A (post)modern house of pain: FearDotCom and the prehistory of the post-9/11 torture film / Reynold Humphries
The usual suspects: trends and transformations in the subgenres of American horror film. Teenage traumata: youth, affective politics, and the contemporary American horror film / Pamela Craig and Martin Fradley
Traumatic childhood now included: Todorov's Fantastic and the uncanny slasher remake / Andrew Patrick Nelson
Whither the serial killer movie? / Philip L. Simpson
A return to the graveyard: notes on the spiritual horror film / James Kendrick
Look back in horror: managing the canon of American horror film. Auteurdemmerung: David Cronenberg, George A. Romero, and the twilight of (North) American horror auteur / Craig Bernardini
How the masters of horror master their personae: self-fashioning at play in the masters of horror DVD extras / Ben Kooyman
"The kids of today should defend themselves against the '70s": simulating auras and marketing nostalgia in Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino's Grindhouse / Jay McRoy
Afterword. Memory, genre, and self-narrativization, or, why I should be a more content horror fan / David Church.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
791.43/617
Library of Congress
PN1995.9.H6 A385 2010, PN1995.9.H6A385 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23944837M
Internet Archive
americanhorrorfi00hant
ISBN 13
9781604734539, 9781604734546
LC Control Number
2009047222

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