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The Dread of Difference free pdf "The Dread of Difference is a classic. Few film studies texts have been so widely read and so influential. It's rarely on the shelf at my university library, so continuously does it circulate. Now this new edition expands the already comprehensive coverage of gender in the horror film with new essays on recent developments such as the Hostel series and torture porn. Informative and enlightening, this updated classic is an essential reference for fans and students of horror movies."-Stephen Prince, editor of The Horror Film and author of Digital Visual Effects in Cinema: The Seduction of Reality"An impressive array of distinguished scholars . . . gazes deeply into the darkness and then forms a Dionysian chorus reaffirming that sexuality and the monstrous are indeed mated in many horror films."-Choice"An extremely useful introduction to recent thinking about gender issues within this genre."-Film Theory

About Author Reviewer Series Editor Barry Keith Grant

Barry Keith Grant is Professor in the Department of Communications, Popular Culture, and Film at Brock University. He is the author or editor of many books, including 100 Science Fiction Films, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, and four editions of Film Genre Reader.

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Author : Author Reviewer Series Editor Barry Keith Grant
Publisher : University of Texas Press
Data Published : 01 April 2015
ISBN : 1477302425
EAN : 9781477302422
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 560 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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