Recreational Terror: Women and the Pleasures of Horror Film Viewing

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SUNY Press, Jan 1, 1997 - Performing Arts - 177 pages
Challenges the conventional wisdom that violent horror films can only degrade women and incite violence.

 

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Contents

Recreational Terror and the Postmodern Elements
9
The Pleasure of SeeingNotSeeing the Spectacle
51
The Cultural Politics of the Postmodern
97
Race Horror
111
Afterword
133
Bibliography
153
Index
167
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Isabel Cristina Pinedo is Assistant Professor of Media and Cultural Studies in the Department of Communications at Hunter College of the City University of New York.