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Studying Horror Cinema

Bryan Turnock


Aimed at teachers and students new to the subject, this book is a comprehensive survey of the genre from silent cinema to its twenty-first century resurgence. Structured as a series of thirteen case studies of easily accessible films, it covers the historical, production, and cultural context of each film, together with detailed textual analysis of key sequences. Sitting alongside such acknowledged classics as Psycho and Rosemary's Baby are analyses of influential non-English language films as Kwaidan, Bay of Blood, and Let the Right One In. The book concludes with a chapter on 2017's blockbus ... More

Keywords: horror films, horror movies, horror cinema, silent cinema, horror classics, non-English language films

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781911325895
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781911325895.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bryan Turnock, author