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The Resource The wounds of nations : Horror cinema, historical trauma and national identity

The wounds of nations : Horror cinema, historical trauma and national identity

Label
The wounds of nations : Horror cinema, historical trauma and national identity
Title
The wounds of nations
Title remainder
Horror cinema, historical trauma and national identity
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The wounds of nations explores the ways in which horror films allows international audiences to deal with the horrors of recent history? from genocide to terrorist outrage, nuclear war to radical political change. Far from being mere escapism or titillation, it shows how horror (whether it be from 1970s America, 1980s Germany, post-Thatcherite Britain or post-9/11 America) is in fact a highly political and potentially therapeutic film genre that enables us to explore, and potentially recover from, the terrors of life in the real world. Exploring a wide range of stylistically distinctive and ge
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blake, Linnie
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • discographies
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Horror films
  • National characteristics in motion pictures
  • Motion pictures and history
  • ART
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Performing Arts
  • Horror films
  • Motion pictures and history
  • National characteristics in motion pictures
Label
The wounds of nations : Horror cinema, historical trauma and national identity
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Includes discography
  • Includes filmography
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 9780719075933; 9780719075933; Copyright; Contents; Introduction: traumatic events andinternational horror cinema; PART I German and Japanese horror:the traumatic legacy of the SecondWorld War; Introduction; 1 The horror of the Nazi past in the reunification present: Jörg Buttgereit's Nekromantiks; 2 Nihonjinron, women, horror: post-war national identity and the spirit of subaltern vengeance in Ringu and The Ring; PART II The traumatised 1970s and the threa tof apocalypse now; Introduction; 3 'Consumed out of the good land': George A. Romero's horror of the 1970s
  • 4 All hail to the serial killer: America's last frontier hero in the age of Reaganite eschatology and beyondPART III From Vietnam to 9/11: the Orientalist other and the Americanpoor white; Introduction; 5 'Squealing like a pig': the War onTerror and the resurgence of hillbilly horror after 9/11; PART IV New Labour new horrors: the post-Thatcherite crisis of British masculinity; Introduction; 6 Zombies, dog men and dragons: generic hybridity and gender crisis in British horror of the new millennium; Conclusion: horror cinema and traumatic events; Filmography; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn818847323
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (233 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847791627
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1554sb9
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818847323
Label
The wounds of nations : Horror cinema, historical trauma and national identity
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Includes discography
  • Includes filmography
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 9780719075933; 9780719075933; Copyright; Contents; Introduction: traumatic events andinternational horror cinema; PART I German and Japanese horror:the traumatic legacy of the SecondWorld War; Introduction; 1 The horror of the Nazi past in the reunification present: Jörg Buttgereit's Nekromantiks; 2 Nihonjinron, women, horror: post-war national identity and the spirit of subaltern vengeance in Ringu and The Ring; PART II The traumatised 1970s and the threa tof apocalypse now; Introduction; 3 'Consumed out of the good land': George A. Romero's horror of the 1970s
  • 4 All hail to the serial killer: America's last frontier hero in the age of Reaganite eschatology and beyondPART III From Vietnam to 9/11: the Orientalist other and the Americanpoor white; Introduction; 5 'Squealing like a pig': the War onTerror and the resurgence of hillbilly horror after 9/11; PART IV New Labour new horrors: the post-Thatcherite crisis of British masculinity; Introduction; 6 Zombies, dog men and dragons: generic hybridity and gender crisis in British horror of the new millennium; Conclusion: horror cinema and traumatic events; Filmography; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn818847323
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (233 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847791627
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1554sb9
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818847323

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