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Monsters in the Closet: Homosexuality and the Horror Film

Monsters in the Closet: Homosexuality and the Horror Film (Paperback)

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One of the few books to address the horror film from any kind of critical position.. Unique - The first history of the horror film to approach it from a queer perspective.. Written with detail and thoroughness - covers all eras of the horror film and correlates specific types of movie monsters to the historical social conditions which produced them.. Explores how popular culture encodes and demonizes queerness within the generic format of the horror film. -- .

Film, TV & DramaFilms, cinemaFilm theory & criticismLGBT & Gender StudiesGay & Lesbian studiesGay studies: Gay menPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groups Publisher: Manchester University Press Publication Date: 19/06/1997 ISBN-13: 9780719044731  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Harry M. Benshoff recently received his doctorate from the University of Southern California's School of Cinema-Television. He teaches film and television classes in and around Los Angeles -- .

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