Abject Terrors: Surveying the Modern and Postmodern Horror Film (Paperback)

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Abject Terrors is an expansive study of the most significant films from the prolific horror genre - from its origins in the 1920s and 1930s, to its contemporary representations. This survey brings together close analyses of individual motion pictures, demonstrating the interconnections among these filmic texts and their contribution to defining quintessential aspects of the modern and postmodern horror film.

About the Author

The Author: Tony Magistrale is Professor of English at the University of Vermont. He received his Ph.D. in English from the University of Pittsburgh and is the author of two other books published by Peter Lang: Writing Across Culture: An Introduction to Study Abroad and the Writing Process (1995) and Poe's Children: Connections Between Tales of Terror and Detection (1999).

Product Details
ISBN: 9780820470566
ISBN-10: 0820470562
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publi
Publication Date: November 28th, 2005
Pages: 214
Language: English