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Author Roche, David, 1976- author

Title Making and remaking horror in the 1970s and 2000s : why don't they do it like they used to? / David Roche
Published Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2014]
Table of Contents
ch. 1 Text, Subtext, And Context21
ch. 2 (Dis)Connecting Race, Ethnicity, And Class38
ch. 3 The (Dys)Functional American Nuclear Family65
ch. 4 Gender And Sexual Troubles82
ch. 5 (Re)Situating And (Re)Playing The Genre119
ch. 6 Monsters And Masks (Horror And Terror, Part 1)154
ch. 7 Strategies And Style (Horror And Terror, Part 2)188
ch. 8 Constraints And Verisimilitude: A Tentative Conclusion273
 Works Cited317
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 335 pages)
Contents Introduction -- Text, subtext, and context -- (Dis)connecting race, ethnicity, and class -- The (dys)functional American nuclear family -- Gender and sexual troubles -- (Re)situating and (re)playing the genre -- Monsters and masks (horror and terror, part 1) -- Strategies and style (horror and terror, part 2) -- Constraints and verisimilitude: a tentative conclusion
Summary An expansive treatment of the meanings and qualities of original and remade American horror movies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 23, 2014)
Subject Film remakes -- United States -- History and criticism.
Horror films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2013034569
ISBN 1617039632 (ebook)
1626740127 (electronic bk.)
9781617039638 (ebook)
9781626740129 (electronic bk.)