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The Dread of Difference: Gender and the Horror Film Barry Keith Grant

The Dread of Difference: Gender and the Horror Film

Barry Keith Grant

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ISBN : 9780292727946
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476 pages
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1. When the Woman Looks. Linda Williams.2. Horror and the Monstrous Feminine: an imaginary abjection. Barbara Creed.3. Her Body, Himself: gender in the slasher film. Carol J. Clover4. “It will thrill you, it may shock you, it might even horrify you”:More1. When the Woman Looks. Linda Williams.2. Horror and the Monstrous Feminine: an imaginary abjection. Barbara Creed.3. Her Body, Himself: gender in the slasher film. Carol J. Clover4. “It will thrill you, it may shock you, it might even horrify you”: Gender, Reception and Classic Horror Cinema. Rhona J. Bernstein.5. Bringing It All Back Home: family, economy and generic exchange. Vivian Sobchack.6. Trying to Survive on the Darker Side: 1980’s family horror. Tony Williams.7. Genre, Gender and the Aliens Trilogy. Tomas Doherty.8. Taking back the Night of the Living Dead: George Romero, feminism and the horror film.9. Gender, Genre, Argento. Adam Knee.10. “Beyond the Veil of the Flesh”: David Cronenberg and the disembodiment of horror. Lianne McLarty.11. The Horror Film in Neo-Conservative culture. Christopher Sharrett.12. Horror, Femininity and CARRIE’s Monstrous Puberty. Shelly Stamp Lindsey.13. The Monster as Woman: two generations of CAT PEOPLE. Karen Hollinger.14. Here Comes the Bride: wedding, gender and race in BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN. Elizabeth Young.15. KING KONG the Beast in the Boudoir – or “You Can’t Marry that Girl, You’re a Gorilla!” Harvey Roy Greenberg.16. THE STEPFATHER: the father as monster in the contemporary horror film. Patricie Brett Erens.17. Burying the Undead: the use and obsolescence of Count Dracula. Robin Wood.18. DAUGHTERS OF DARKNESS: the lesbian vampire on film. Bonnie Zimmerman.19. From Dracula - With Love. Vera Dika.20. The Place of Passion: reflections of FATAL ATTRACTION. James Conlon.21. Birth Traumas: parturition and horror in ROSEMARY’S BABY.