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The Resource The philosophy of horror, edited by Thomas Fahy

The philosophy of horror, edited by Thomas Fahy

Label
The philosophy of horror
Title
The philosophy of horror
Statement of responsibility
edited by Thomas Fahy
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
791.43/6164
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.H6
LC item number
P45 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fahy, Thomas Richard
Series statement
Philosophy of popular culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Horror films
  • Horror television programs
  • Horror in literature
  • Horror tales, American
  • Popular culture
Label
The philosophy of horror, edited by Thomas Fahy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Thomas Fahy -- Horror and the idea of everyday life: on skeptical threats in Psycho and The birds / Philip J. Nickel -- Through a mirror, darkly: art-horror as a medium for moral reflection / Philip Tallon -- The justification of torture-horror: retribution and sadism in Saw, Hostel, and The devil's rejects / Jeremy Morris -- Hobbes, human nature, and the culture of American violence in Truman Capote's In cold blood / Thomas Fahy -- Making their presence known: TV's ghost-hunter phenomenon in a "post-" world / Jessica O'Hara -- The vampire with a soul: Angel and the quest for identity / Amy Kind -- Ideological formations of the nuclear family in The hills have eyes / Lorena Russell -- Zombies of the world, unite: class struggle and alienation in Land of the dead / John Lutz -- The fall of the house of Ulmer: Europe vs. America in the gothic vision of The black cat / Paul A. Cantor -- From domestic nightmares to the nightmare of history: uncanny eruptions of violence in King's and Kubrick's versions of The Shining / John Lutz -- "Hot with rapture and cold with fear": grotesque, sublime, and postmodern transformations in Patrick Süskind's Perfume / Susann Cokal -- Shock value: a deleuzean Encounter with James Purdy's Narrow rooms / Robert F. Gross -- Making monsters: the philosophy of reproduction in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and the Universal Films Frankenstein and The bride of Frankenstein / Ann C. Hall -- Kitsch and camp and things that go bump in the night; or, Sontag and Adorno at the (horror) movies / David MacGregor Johnston
Control code
460059262
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 259 pages
Isbn
9780813125732
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009053152
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)460059262
Label
The philosophy of horror, edited by Thomas Fahy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Thomas Fahy -- Horror and the idea of everyday life: on skeptical threats in Psycho and The birds / Philip J. Nickel -- Through a mirror, darkly: art-horror as a medium for moral reflection / Philip Tallon -- The justification of torture-horror: retribution and sadism in Saw, Hostel, and The devil's rejects / Jeremy Morris -- Hobbes, human nature, and the culture of American violence in Truman Capote's In cold blood / Thomas Fahy -- Making their presence known: TV's ghost-hunter phenomenon in a "post-" world / Jessica O'Hara -- The vampire with a soul: Angel and the quest for identity / Amy Kind -- Ideological formations of the nuclear family in The hills have eyes / Lorena Russell -- Zombies of the world, unite: class struggle and alienation in Land of the dead / John Lutz -- The fall of the house of Ulmer: Europe vs. America in the gothic vision of The black cat / Paul A. Cantor -- From domestic nightmares to the nightmare of history: uncanny eruptions of violence in King's and Kubrick's versions of The Shining / John Lutz -- "Hot with rapture and cold with fear": grotesque, sublime, and postmodern transformations in Patrick Süskind's Perfume / Susann Cokal -- Shock value: a deleuzean Encounter with James Purdy's Narrow rooms / Robert F. Gross -- Making monsters: the philosophy of reproduction in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and the Universal Films Frankenstein and The bride of Frankenstein / Ann C. Hall -- Kitsch and camp and things that go bump in the night; or, Sontag and Adorno at the (horror) movies / David MacGregor Johnston
Control code
460059262
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 259 pages
Isbn
9780813125732
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009053152
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)460059262

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