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By Harry M. Benshoff

This state of the art assortment gains unique essays through eminent students on one among cinema's such a lot dynamic and enduringly renowned genres, overlaying every thing from the background of horror video clips to the most recent serious methods.

  • Contributors contain a few of the most interesting teachers operating within the box, in addition to interesting more youthful scholars
  • Varied and accomplished assurance, from the historical past of horror to broader problems with censorship, gender, and sexuality
  • Covers either English-language and non-English horror movie traditions
  • Key issues comprise horror movie aesthetics, theoretical methods, distribution, artwork residence cinema, ethnographic surrealism, and horror's relation to documentary movie practice
  • A thorough remedy of this dynamic movie style fitted to students and lovers alike

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