The Resource The philosophy of horror, edited by Thomas Fahy, (electronic resource)

The philosophy of horror, edited by Thomas Fahy, (electronic resource)

Label
The philosophy of horror
Title
The philosophy of horror
Statement of responsibility
edited by Thomas Fahy
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Sitting on pins and needles, anxiously waiting to see what will happen next, horror audiences crave the fear and exhilaration generated by a terrifying story; their anticipation is palpable. But they also breathe a sigh of relief when the action is over, when they are able to close their books or leave the movie theater. Whether serious, kitschy, frightening, or ridiculous, horror not only arouses the senses but also raises profound questions about fear, safety, justice, and suffering. From literature and urban legends to film and television, horror's ability to thrill has made it an integral p
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.H6
LC item number
P45 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Fahy, Thomas Richard
  • JSTOR
Series statement
The philosophy of popular culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Horror films
  • Horror television programs
  • Horror in literature
  • Horror tales, American
  • Popular culture
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Electronic books
  • Horror films
  • Horror in literature
  • Horror tales, American
  • Horror television programs
  • Popular culture
Label
The philosophy of horror, edited by Thomas Fahy, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Thomas Fahy -- Horror and the idea of everyday life: on skeptical threats in Psycho and The birds / Philip J. Nickel -- Through a mirror, darkly: art-horror as a medium for moral reflection / Philip Tallon -- The justification of torture-horror: retribution and sadism in Saw, Hostel, and The devil's rejects / Jeremy Morris -- Hobbes, human nature, and the culture of American violence in Truman Capote's In cold blood / Thomas Fahy -- Making their presence known: TV's ghost-hunter phenomenon in a "post-" world / Jessica O'Hara -- The vampire with a soul: Angel and the quest for identity / Amy Kind -- Ideological formations of the nuclear family in The hills have eyes / Lorena Russell -- Zombies of the world, unite: class struggle and alienation in Land of the dead / John Lutz -- The fall of the house of Ulmer: Europe vs. America in the gothic vision of The black cat / Paul A. Cantor -- From domestic nightmares to the nightmare of history: uncanny eruptions of violence in King's and Kubrick's versions of The Shining / John Lutz -- "Hot with rapture and cold with fear": grotesque, sublime, and postmodern transformations in Patrick Süskind's Perfume / Susann Cokal -- Shock value: a deleuzean Encounter with James Purdy's Narrow rooms / Robert F. Gross -- Making monsters: the philosophy of reproduction in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and the Universal Films Frankenstein and The bride of Frankenstein / Ann C. Hall -- Kitsch and camp and things that go bump in the night; or, Sontag and Adorno at the (horror) movies / David MacGregor Johnston
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 259 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813139548
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/ctt2hfstk
  • 73BE1E28-19ED-45B5-AFAD-50F49B12AF03
System control number
  • (OCoLC)697181997
  • (OCoLC)ocn697181997
Label
The philosophy of horror, edited by Thomas Fahy, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Thomas Fahy -- Horror and the idea of everyday life: on skeptical threats in Psycho and The birds / Philip J. Nickel -- Through a mirror, darkly: art-horror as a medium for moral reflection / Philip Tallon -- The justification of torture-horror: retribution and sadism in Saw, Hostel, and The devil's rejects / Jeremy Morris -- Hobbes, human nature, and the culture of American violence in Truman Capote's In cold blood / Thomas Fahy -- Making their presence known: TV's ghost-hunter phenomenon in a "post-" world / Jessica O'Hara -- The vampire with a soul: Angel and the quest for identity / Amy Kind -- Ideological formations of the nuclear family in The hills have eyes / Lorena Russell -- Zombies of the world, unite: class struggle and alienation in Land of the dead / John Lutz -- The fall of the house of Ulmer: Europe vs. America in the gothic vision of The black cat / Paul A. Cantor -- From domestic nightmares to the nightmare of history: uncanny eruptions of violence in King's and Kubrick's versions of The Shining / John Lutz -- "Hot with rapture and cold with fear": grotesque, sublime, and postmodern transformations in Patrick Süskind's Perfume / Susann Cokal -- Shock value: a deleuzean Encounter with James Purdy's Narrow rooms / Robert F. Gross -- Making monsters: the philosophy of reproduction in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and the Universal Films Frankenstein and The bride of Frankenstein / Ann C. Hall -- Kitsch and camp and things that go bump in the night; or, Sontag and Adorno at the (horror) movies / David MacGregor Johnston
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 259 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813139548
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/ctt2hfstk
  • 73BE1E28-19ED-45B5-AFAD-50F49B12AF03
System control number
  • (OCoLC)697181997
  • (OCoLC)ocn697181997

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