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9780809335381 | Reissue edition (Southern Illinois Univ Pr, February 9, 2016), cover price $19.95
9781893121133 | 1 edition (Everything Goes Media Llc, December 4, 2007), cover price $17.95

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Product Description: Godzilla, a traditional natural monster and representation of cinema’s subgenre of natural attack, also provides a cautionary symbol of the dangerous consequences of mistreating the natural world—monstrous nature on the attack...read more

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9780803285699 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Godzilla, a traditional natural monster and representation of cinema’s subgenre of natural attack, also provides a cautionary symbol of the dangerous consequences of mistreating the natural world—monstrous nature on the attack.

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Product Description: This book brings together various theoretical approaches to Horror that have received consistent academic attention since the 1990s – abjection, disgust, cognition, phenomenology, pain studies – to make a significant contribution to the study of fictional moving images of mutilation and the ways in which human bodies are affected by those on the screen on three levels: representationally, emotionally and somatically...read more

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9780415749824 | Routledge, February 24, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: This book brings together various theoretical approaches to Horror that have received consistent academic attention since the 1990s – abjection, disgust, cognition, phenomenology, pain studies – to make a significant contribution to the study of fictional moving images of mutilation and the ways in which human bodies are affected by those on the screen on three levels: representationally, emotionally and somatically.

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Product Description: More horror movies are produced and released each year than any other film genre. While horror enjoys broad popularity, many hardcore fans voraciously consume films from their favorite subgenres while avoiding others entirely. This says something interesting about the films and their audiences...read more

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9780786498376 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, January 19, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: More horror movies are produced and released each year than any other film genre.

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Product Description: 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...read more

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9781137496386 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 5, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This first full-length scholarly study about animal horror cinema defines the popular subgenre and describes its origin and history in the West.

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Product Description: The monstrous child is the allegorical queer child in various formations of horror cinema: the child with a secret, the child 'possessed' by Otherness, the changeling child, the terrible gang. This book explores the possibilities of 'not growing up' as a model for a queer praxis that confronts the notion of heternormative maturity...read more

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9781137488503 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 29, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The monstrous child is the allegorical queer child in various formations of horror cinema: the child with a secret, the child 'possessed' by Otherness, the changeling child, the terrible gang.

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Product Description: The definitive book for fans of monster movies, slasher films, and cult classics. Would you dare to come face-to-face with the most terrifying vampires, monsters, zombies, and psychos of all time? They and their movies are all here in this lavishly (and terrifyingly) illustrated volume of the greatest, scariest, and most influential fright films...read more

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9780789329424 | Rizzoli Intl Pubns, September 22, 2015, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The definitive book for fans of monster movies, slasher films, and cult classics.

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Product Description: The witch, the vampire and the werewolf endure in modern horror. These "old monsters" have their origins in Aristotle as studied in the universities of medieval Europe, where Christian scholars reconciled works of natural philosophy and medicine with theological precepts...read more

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9780403097456, titled "The Encyclopedia of Georgia Indians: Indians of Georgia and the Southeast" | Somerset Pubs, May 1, 2001, cover price $165.00 | also contains The Encyclopedia of Georgia Indians: Indians of Georgia and the Southeast | About this edition: The definitive work on Indians of Georgia.

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9780786476800 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, July 8, 2015, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The witch, the vampire and the werewolf endure in modern horror.

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Product Description: Classic horror films such as Dracula, Frankenstein and The Picture of Dorian Gray are based on famous novels. Less well known--even to avid horror fans--are the many other memorable films based on literary works. Beginning in the silent era and continuing to the present, numerous horror films found their inspiration in novels, novellas, short stories and poems, though many of these written works are long forgotten...read more

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9780786498963 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, May 7, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Classic horror films such as Dracula, Frankenstein and The Picture of Dorian Gray are based on famous novels.

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Product Description: Moving away from traditional studies of Gothic domesticity based on symbolism, Soon instead focuses on domestic space's material presence and the traces it leaves on the human subjects inhabiting it. Approaching novels and films such as Beloved and The Exorcist , this study intersects psychoanalysis, phenomenology, and various spatial theories...read more

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9781137536815 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 9, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Moving away from traditional studies of Gothic domesticity based on symbolism, Soon instead focuses on domestic space's material presence and the traces it leaves on the human subjects inhabiting it.

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Product Description: Examines the complexities and contradictions that arise when the monsters in the movies are children. Since the 1950s, children have provided some of horror’s most effective and enduring villains, from dainty psychopath Rhoda Penmark of The Bad Seed (1956) and spectacularly possessed Regan MacNeil of The Exorcist (1973) to psychic ghost-girl Samara of The Ring (2002) and adopted terror Esther of Orphan (2009)...read more

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9781438453293 | State Univ of New York Pr, November 1, 2014, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Since the 1950s, children have provided some of horror s most effective and enduring villains, from dainty psychopath Rhoda Penmark of The Bad Seed (1956) and spectacularly possessed Regan MacNeil of The Exorcist (1973) to psychic ghost-girl Samara of The Ring (2002) and adopted terror Esther of Orphan (2009).

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9781438453286 | State Univ of New York Pr, July 2, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Examines the complexities and contradictions that arise when the monsters in the movies are children.
9780352334992, titled "Animal Passions" | London Bridge, July 1, 2000, cover price $6.95 | also contains Animal Passions | About this edition: Jo is too young and adventurous to submit to the stifling morality of the religious mission house where she's grown up.

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Product Description: Battlefields have traditionally been considered places where the spirits of the dead linger, and popular culture brings those thoughts to life. Supernatural tales of war told in print, on screen, and in other media depict angels, demons, and legions of the undead fighting against—or alongside—human soldiers...read more

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9781442251113 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, May 14, 2015, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Battlefields have traditionally been considered places where the spirits of the dead linger, and popular culture brings those thoughts to life.

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Product Description: The horror genre is continually being reinvented as societal fears evolve. As technology has developed and become ubiquitous in modern life, horror films have effectively played upon our increasing reliance on technology as a source of anxiety...read more

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9780403097302, titled "Encyclopedia of New Jersey 1999-2000" | Native Amer Books Distributor, June 1, 1999, cover price $165.00 | also contains Encyclopedia of New Jersey 1999-2000

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9780786495115 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, May 31, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The horror genre is continually being reinvented as societal fears evolve.

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Product Description: Christianity has had a powerful influence on every sphere of Western art, even art which on the surface might seem antithetical to the faith. This book argues that point with an analysis of the horror film genre, examining nine classics which illustrate the evolution of horror and reveal a culture haunted by fear of the unspeakable...read more

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9780403097906, titled "Encyclopedia of Kentucky" | 2nd edition (Scholarly Pr, June 1, 1998), cover price $125.00 | also contains Encyclopedia of Kentucky

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9780786498246 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, April 15, 2015, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Christianity has had a powerful influence on every sphere of Western art, even art which on the surface might seem antithetical to the faith.

By Markus P. J. Bohlmann (editor), Steven Bruhm (foreword by), James R. Kincaid (foreword by), Sean Moreland (editor) and Kathryn Bond Stockton (other contributor)

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9780786494798 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, March 11, 2015, cover price $40.00

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Looks at the role of women and violence in horror films, covering over two hundred films in the genre

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9780691048024 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 1, 1992, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Looks at the role of women and violence in horror films, covering over two hundred films in the genre

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9780691166292 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, May 26, 2015), cover price $19.95

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Product Description: "The Dread of Difference is a classic. Few film studies texts have been so widely read and so influential. It's rarely on the shelf at my university library, so continuously does it circulate. Now this new edition expands the already comprehensive coverage of gender in the horror film with new essays on recent developments such as the Hostel series and torture porn...read more

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9780292771376 | 2 edition (Univ of Texas Pr, April 1, 2015), cover price $85.00 | About this edition: "The Dread of Difference is a classic.
9780292727939 | Univ of Texas Pr, December 1, 1996, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: An undying procession of sons of Dracula and daughters of darkness has animated the horror film genre from the beginning.

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9780292772458 | 2 edition (Univ of Texas Pr, April 1, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: "The Dread of Difference is a classic.
9780292727946 | Univ of Texas Pr, December 1, 1996, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: An undying procession of sons of Dracula and daughters of darkness has animated the horror film genre from the beginning.
9780395657553, titled "Insight Pocket Guides Singapore" | Apa Productions, March 1, 1993, cover price $9.95 | also contains Insight Pocket Guides Singapore | About this edition: Introduces the traveler to Singapore and its history, outlines tours of the city and nearby places, recommends shopping, restaurants, and nightlife, and provides useful information
9780395657560, titled "Insight Pocket Guides: Tuscany" | Apa Productions, March 1, 1993, cover price $9.95 | also contains Insight Pocket Guides: Tuscany | About this edition: Introduces the traveler to Tuscany and its history, outlines tours of the city and nearby places, recommends shopping, districts, restaurants, and nightlife, and provides useful information

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Product Description: An exploration of how educational institutions have been portrayed in horror film, this book examines the way that scary movies have dealt with the issue of school violence, focusing on movies set in high schools, colleges, and summer camps.

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9781137469199 | Palgrave Macmillan, April 1, 2015, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: An exploration of how educational institutions have been portrayed in horror film, this book examines the way that scary movies have dealt with the issue of school violence, focusing on movies set in high schools, colleges, and summer camps.

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Product Description: The author whose boundless imagination and storytelling powers have redefined the horror genre, from 1974’s Carrie to his epic Under the Dome, reflects on the very nature of terror―what scares us and why―in films (both cheesy and choice), television and radio, and, of course, the horror novel, past and present...read more
By William Dufris (narrator)

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9781501232770 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, January 13, 2015), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The author whose boundless imagination and storytelling powers have redefined the horror genre, from 1974’s Carrie to his epic Under the Dome, reflects on the very nature of terror―what scares us and why―in films (both cheesy and choice), television and radio, and, of course, the horror novel, past and present.
9781480541832 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, August 1, 2013), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The author whose boundless imagination and storytelling powers have redefined the horror genre, from 1974’s Carrie to his epic Under the Dome, reflects on the very nature of terror—what scares us and why—in films (both cheesy and choice), television and radio, and, of course, the horror novel, past and present.
9781480541849 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, August 1, 2013), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The author whose boundless imagination and storytelling powers have redefined the horror genre, from 1974’s Carrie to his epic Under the Dome, reflects on the very nature of terror―what scares us and why―in films (both cheesy and choice), television and radio, and, of course, the horror novel, past and present.

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Product Description: Using the four tissue types (connective, epithelial, nervous, and muscular), Dudenhoeffer expands and complicates the subgenre of "body horror." Changing the emphasis from the contents of the film to the "organicity" of its visual and affective registers, he addresses the application of psychoanalysis, phenomenology, object-ontology, and cyborgism...read more

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9781137404954 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 4, 2014, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Using the four tissue types (connective, epithelial, nervous, and muscular), Dudenhoeffer expands and complicates the subgenre of "body horror.

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Product Description: George Clooney, Leonardo DiCaprio, Amy Adams, Tom Hanks--many of today's most celebrated actors began their careers on the sets of horror movies. However, the majority of performers in even the most popular horror films remain relatively unknown...read more

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9780786479863 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, November 30, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: George Clooney, Leonardo DiCaprio, Amy Adams, Tom Hanks--many of today's most celebrated actors began their careers on the sets of horror movies.

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Product Description: This cutting-edge collection features original essays by eminent scholars on one of cinema's most dynamic and enduringly popular genres, covering everything from the history of horror movies to the latest critical approaches. Contributors include many of the finest academics working in the field, as well as exciting younger scholars Varied and comprehensive coverage, from the history of horror to broader issues of censorship, gender, and sexuality Covers both English-language and non-English horror film traditions Key topics include horror film aesthetics, theoretical approaches, distribution, art house cinema, ethnographic surrealism, and horror's relation to documentary film practice A thorough treatment of this dynamic film genre suited to scholars and enthusiasts alike...read more
By Harry M. Benshoff (editor)

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9780470672600 | Blackwell Pub, October 6, 2014, cover price $200.95 | About this edition: This cutting-edge collection features original essays by eminent scholars on one of cinema's most dynamic and enduringly popular genres, covering everything from the history of horror movies to the latest critical approaches.

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Product Description: This volume offers a survey of analyses of Gothic texts, including literary works, feature films, a TV serial, and video games, with a view to showing the evolution and expansion of the Gothic convention across the ages and the media...read more

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9783631626399 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, April 29, 2014, cover price $76.95 | About this edition: This volume offers a survey of analyses of Gothic texts, including literary works, feature films, a TV serial, and video games, with a view to showing the evolution and expansion of the Gothic convention across the ages and the media.

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