The Highway Horror Film

Authors: Murphy, B.

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The Highway Horror Film argues that 'Highway Horror' is a hither-to overlooked sub-genre of the American horror movie. In these films, the American landscape is by its very accessibility rendered terrifyingly hostile, and encounters with other travellers almost always have sinister outcomes.

Table of contents (5 chapters)

  • Introduction: Bumps in the Road: Defining the Highway Horror Film

    Murphy, Bernice M.

    Pages 1-17

  • ‘I Almost Drove Right Past’: Motels and Highway Horror

    Murphy, Bernice M.

    Pages 18-38

  • ‘That Truck Driver Tried to Kill Me!’ The Highway Nemesis Narrative

    Murphy, Bernice M.

    Pages 39-60

  • ‘Let’s Go for a Ride, Otis’: Serial Killers in the Highway Horror Film

    Murphy, Bernice M.

    Pages 61-80

  • ‘They Never Even Saw It Coming’: The Fatal Car Crash in the Highway Horror Film

    Murphy, Bernice M.

    Pages 81-104

Buy this book

eBook $54.99
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Hardcover $75.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-39119-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Highway Horror Film
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-39120-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137391209
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-39119-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 113
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