The Horror Film: An Introduction
October 2006, Wiley-Blackwell
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- An ideal text for perennially popular courses on the horror film genre.
- Examines the ways in which horror movies have been produced, received, and interpreted by filmmakers, audiences, and critics, from the 1920s to the present.
- Provides a short historical introduction of the horror film as an orientation to the field.
- Analyses a wide variety of major works in the genre, including Frankenstein, Cat People, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Halloween and Bram Stoker’s Dracula.
- Features numerous illustrations from a variety of horror films.