The Resource Recreational terror : women and the pleasures of horror film viewing, Isabel Cristina Pinedo

Recreational terror : women and the pleasures of horror film viewing, Isabel Cristina Pinedo

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Recreational terror : women and the pleasures of horror film viewing
Title
Recreational terror
Title remainder
women and the pleasures of horror film viewing
Statement of responsibility
Isabel Cristina Pinedo
Title variation
Women and the pleasures of horror film viewing
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Recreational Terror, Isabel Cristina Pinedo analyzes how the contemporary horror film produces recreational terror as a pleasurable encounter with violence and danger for female spectators. She challenges the conventional wisdom that violent horror films can only degrade women and incite violence, and contends instead that the contemporary horror film speaks to the cultural need to express rage and terror in the midst of social upheaval
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
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Pinedo, Isabel Cristina
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.H6
LC item number
P46 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Horror films
  • Motion picture audiences
  • Motion pictures and women
  • Horror films
  • Motion picture audiences
  • Motion pictures and women
  • Wirkung
  • Horrorfilm
  • Weibliches Publikum
Label
Recreational terror : women and the pleasures of horror film viewing, Isabel Cristina Pinedo
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Films cited": (p. 163-166)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-161) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Recreational terror and the postmodern elements of the contemporary horror film -- The pleasure of seeing/not-seeing the spectacle of the wet death -- ... And then she killed him: women and violence in the slasher film -- The cultural politics of the postmodern horror film -- Race horror
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 177 pages
Isbn
9780791434420
Lccn
97008033
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36548890
  • (OCoLC)ocm36548890
Label
Recreational terror : women and the pleasures of horror film viewing, Isabel Cristina Pinedo
Publication
Note
"Films cited": (p. 163-166)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-161) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Recreational terror and the postmodern elements of the contemporary horror film -- The pleasure of seeing/not-seeing the spectacle of the wet death -- ... And then she killed him: women and violence in the slasher film -- The cultural politics of the postmodern horror film -- Race horror
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 177 pages
Isbn
9780791434420
Lccn
97008033
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36548890
  • (OCoLC)ocm36548890

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