Hearths of Darkness: The Family in the American Horror Film

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Associated University Presse, 1996 - 320 pagine
Hearths of Darkness: The Family in the American Horror Film is the first major book-length study of the family horror film. Far from being a marginal or nonexistent element in the horror genre, as some critics argue, author Tony Williams states that it is really one of the genre's most important features.
 

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Indice

Introduction Family Assault in the American Horror Film
13
Classical Shapes of Rage Universal and Beyond
31
Lewton or The Ambiguities
51
To Psycho and Beyond The Hitchcock Connection
72
Return of the Native The Satanic Assaults
99
Far from Vietnam The Family at War
129
Sacrificial Victims
155
Chain Saw Massacres The Apocalyptic Dimension
183
Poltergeist and Freddys Nightmares
225
The King Adaptations
238
Into the Nineties
250
Notes
272
Bibliography
296
Index of Titles
311
Index of Names
316
Copyright

The Return of Kronos
211

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