Titolo: Monsters and Mad Scientists: A Cultural ...
Casa editrice: Wiley-Blackwell
Data di pubblicazione: 1991
Legatura: Soft cover
Condizione libro: New
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: A study of horror movies, which discusses individual movies in detail and seeks to identify the main traditions of the genre, such as the mad scientist, the monster and the psychotic killer, and to show the various strategies and techniques behind their creation. Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_063116992X
Riassunto: A history of the horror movie genre, which discusses individual movies in detail and draws out the more general patterns in the genre's development. The author explores the basic narrative strategies of the horror movie, and looks at the distinctive horror traditions based on mad scientists, supernatural monsters and psychotic killers. The book is intended to be of interest to general readers, especially film buffs, and students of film and the media.
Dal retro di copertina: In this book the author provides a systematic history of the horror movie genre, discussing individual movies in detail, while also drawing out the more general patterns in the development of the genre. It is based on an analysis of almost 1000 films.
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