Table of contents for Horror film and psychoanalysis : Freud's worst nightmare / Steven Hay Schneider.


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Preface: what lies beneath? Robin Wood
Introduction: Psychoanalysis in/and/of the horror film Steven Jay Schneider
Part I. The Question of Horror-Pleasure: 1. 'What's the matter with Melanie?': reflections on the merits of psychoanalytic approaches to modern horror cinema Cosimo Urbano
2. A fun night out: horror and other pleasures of the cinema Michael Levine
3. Excerpt from 'Why Horror? The New Pleasures of a Popular Genre' (with a new afterward by the author) Andrew Tudor
4. Philosophical problems concerning the concept of pleasure for future psychoanalytical theories of (the horror) film Malcolm Turvey
Part II. Theorizing the Uncanny: 5. Explaining the uncanny in The Double Life of Ve;ronique Cynthia Freeland
6. Manifestations of the literary double in modern horror cinema Steven Jay Schneider
7. Heimlich maneuvers: on a certain tendency of horror and speculative cinema Harvey Roy Greenberg
8. 'It was a dark and stormy night ...': horror films and the problem of irony Jonathan L. Crane
Part III. Representing Psychoanalysis: 9. 'What does Dr. Judd want?': transformation, transference and divided selves in Cat People William Paul
10. 'Ultimate formlessness': cinema, horror, and the limits of meaning Michael Grant
11. Freud's worst nightmare: dining with Dr Hannibal Lector Barbara Creed
Part IV. New Directions: 12. Doing things with theory: from Freud's worst nightmares to (disciplinary) dreams of horror's cultural value Matt Hills
13. The darker side of genius: the (horror) auteur meets Freud's theory Linda Badley
14. Violence and psychophysiology in horror cinema Stephen Price
Afterword: psychoanalysis and the horror film Noël Carroll.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Horror films -- Psychological aspects.