Table of contents for The horror film / edited and with an introduction by Stephen Prince.


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Contents
Introduction: The Dark Genre and Its Paradoxes
	Stephen Prince
Part One: The Silent and Classical Hollywood Eras
Shadow-Souls and Strange Adventures: Horror and the Supernatural in European Silent Film
	Casper Tybjerg
Before Sound: Universal, Silent Cinema and the Last of the Horror-Spectaculars
	Ian Conrich
Children of the Night
	Carlos Clarens
The Horrors of War
	David J. Skal
Part Two: The Modern Era
Postmodern Elements of the Contemporary Horror Film
	Isabel Pinedo
Dread, Taboo, and The Thing: Toward a Social Theory of the Horror Film
	Stephen Prince
Toward An Aesthetics of Cinematic Horror
	Steven Jay Schneider
Scraping Bottom: Splatter and the Herschell Gordon Lewis Oeuvre
	Jonathan Crane
Mondo Horror: Carnivalizing the Taboo
	Mikita Brottman
Horror and Art Dread
	Cynthia Freeland
Horror and the Holocaust: Genre Elements in Schindler's List and Psycho
	Caroline J.S. Picart and David A. Frank
Developmental Differences in Responses to Horror
	Joanne Cantor and Mary Beth Oliver
The Appeal of Horror and Suspense
	Mary Beth Oliver and Meghan Sanders
Contributors
Index
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Horror films History and criticism