By Harry M. Benshoff

This state-of-the-art assortment positive aspects unique essays by way of eminent students on one in all cinema's such a lot dynamic and enduringly renowned genres, overlaying every little thing from the background of horror videos to the newest serious methods.

  • Contributors contain the various best teachers operating within the box, in addition to intriguing more youthful scholars
  • Varied and complete insurance, from the background of horror to broader problems with censorship, gender, and sexuality
  • Covers either English-language and non-English horror movie traditions
  • Key subject matters contain horror movie aesthetics, theoretical ways, distribution, artwork apartment 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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