Gender and contemporary horror in film /

The horror genre will always remain current because it reflects our anxieties, shining a light onto our worst fears whilst creating worlds defined by darkness. Horror as a genre has always engaged with era-specific societal mores and moral panics, often about isolation or abandonment, changing famil...

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Other Authors: Holland, Samantha (Editor), Gerrard, Steven, 1970- (Editor), Shail, Robert (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: United Kingdom : Emerald Publishing, 2019.
Series:Emerald studies in popular culture and gender.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • 'It's so easy to create a Victim': subverting gender stereotypes in the new French extremity / Maddi McGillvray
  • Elegiac masculinity in Bubba Ho-Tep and Late Phases / Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns and Diego Foronda
  • Game of Werewolves: XXI Century Spanish werewolves and the conflict of masculinity / Irene Baena-Cuder
  • Navigating the mind/body divide: the female cannibal in French films Grave (Raw, 2016), Dans ma peau (In My Skin, 2002) and Trouble Every Day (2001)
  • Gendering the cannibal in the postfeminist era / Louise Flockhart
  • #Selfveillance: horror's slut shaming through social media, sur- and selfveillance / Hannah Bonner
  • Gay porn (horror) parodies / Joseph Brennan
  • 'In celebration of her wickedness?': critical intertextuality and the female vampire in Byzantium / Matthew Denny
  • 'There's a ghost in my house': the female gothic and the supernatural in What Lies Beneath (2000) / Frances A. Kamm
  • The Monstrous-feminine and masculinity as abjection in Turkish horror cinema: an analysis of Haunted (Musallat, Alper Mestçi, 2007) / Zeynep Koçer
  • Gender ideologies, social realities and new technologies in recent Latin American 'abduction' horror / Niall Brennan
  • Misogyny or commentary? Gendered violence outside and inside Captivity / Shellie McMurdo and Wickham Clayton
  • "My name is Alice, and I remember everything." Project Alice and Milla Jovovich in the Resident Evil films / Steven Gerrard
  • The Final Girls (2015) as a video essay: a metalinguistic play with genre and gender conventions / Emilio Audissino
  • Dissecting depictions of black masculinity in Get Out / Francesca Sobande.