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The Horror Genre
The Horror Genre: From Beelzebub to Blair Witch | Paul Wells
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A comprehensive introduction to the history and key themes of the genre. The main issues and debates raised by horror, and the approaches and theories that have been applied to horror texts are all featured. In addressing the evolution of the horror film in social and historical context, Paul Wells explores how it has reflected and commented upon particular historical periods, and asks how it may respond to the new millennium by citing recent innovations in the genre's development, such as the "urban myth" narrative underpinning Candyman and The Blair Witch Project. Over 300 films are treated, all of which are featured in the filmography.
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#TopicTuesday - my favorite genre is horror, suspense, mystery... anything that gets the blood 🩸 pumping!!! I like twists :) something that makes it hard for me to predict the ending

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jb72 Horror is one of my favorite genres too. 3mo
AkashaVampie Suspense and mystery I dont mind. I dont like horror! 3mo
ElizaMarie @jb72 yay! I like True Crime stories too. 3mo
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ElizaMarie @AkashaVampie maybe you haven't gotten a good horror story yet? 3mo
jb72 @ElizaMarie True crime is good too. Have you read 3mo
ElizaMarie @jb72 No I haven't but.. I just stacked it so I can visit it in the near future! 3mo
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