Monsters in the Closet (Inside Popular Film) (Paperback)

Monsters in the Closet (Inside Popular Film) By Harry Benshoff, Mark Jancovich (Editor), Eric Schaefer (Editor) Cover Image
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Description


One of the few books to address the horror film from any kind of critical position. Unique - The first history of the horror film to approach it from a queer perspective. Written with detail and thoroughness - covers all eras of the horror film and correlates specific types of movie monsters to the historical social conditions which produced them. Explores how popular culture encodes and demonizes queerness within the generic format of the horror film.

About the Author


Harry M. Benshoff recently received his doctorate from the University of Southern California's School of Cinema-Television. He teaches film and television classes in and around Los Angeles.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780719044731
ISBN-10: 0719044731
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication Date: June 19th, 1997
Pages: 336
Language: English
Series: Inside Popular Film