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Animal Horror Cinema

Genre, History and Criticism

Authors: Gregersdotter, Katarina, Höglund, Johan, Hållén, Nicklas

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This first full-length scholarly study about animal horror cinema defines the popular subgenre and describes its origin and history in the West. The chapters explore a variety of animal horror films from a number of different perspectives. This is an indispensable study for students and scholars of cinema, horror and animal studies.

About the authors

John Edgar Browning, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA Myha T. Do, University of California, Davis, USA Michael Fuchs, University of Graz, Austria Katarina Gregersdotter, Umeå University, Sweden Nicklas Hållén, Umeå University, Sweden Johan Höglund, Linnaeus University, Sweden Dawn Keetley, Lehigh University, USA Craig Ian Mann, Sheffield Hallam University, UK Maja Milatovic, Southern Cross University, Australia Niklas Salmose, Linnaeus University, Sweden Jennifer Schell, University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA Susanne Schwertfeger, Umtrieb-Gallery Kiel, Germany

Reviews

'From apes and alligators to arachnids and amphibians, this collection brilliantly maps movies that include animal as sources of fear. It is an original, ambitious and timely contribution to film studies, cultural studies, horror studies and animal studies.'

- Justin D. Edwards, University of Surrey, UK


Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Gregersdotter, Katarina (et al.)

    Pages 1-18

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  • A History of Animal Horror Cinema

    Gregersdotter, Katarina (et al.)

    Pages 19-36

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  • ‘They are a fact of life out here’: The Ecocritical Subtexts of Three Early-Twenty-First-Century Aussie Animal Horror Movies

    Fuchs, Michael

    Pages 37-57

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  • Polluting and Perverting Nature: The Vengeful Animals of Frogs

    Schell, Jennifer

    Pages 58-75

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  • Consuming Wildlife: Representations of Tourism and Retribution in Australian Animal Horror

    Milatovic, Maja

    Pages 76-93

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eBook 66,99 €
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Hardcover 83,19 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Animal Horror Cinema
Book Subtitle
Genre, History and Criticism
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-49639-3
DOI
10.1057/9781137496393
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-49638-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 248
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