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The Resource Shock value : how a few eccentric outsiders gave us nightmares, conquered Hollywood, and invented modern horror, Jason Zinoman

Shock value : how a few eccentric outsiders gave us nightmares, conquered Hollywood, and invented modern horror, Jason Zinoman

Label
Shock value : how a few eccentric outsiders gave us nightmares, conquered Hollywood, and invented modern horror
Title
Shock value
Title remainder
how a few eccentric outsiders gave us nightmares, conquered Hollywood, and invented modern horror
Statement of responsibility
Jason Zinoman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Based on unprecedented access to the genre's major players, "New York Times" film critic Zinoman delivers the first definitive account of horror's golden age--the 1970s, when such directors as Wes Craven, Roman Polanski, John Carpenter, and Brian De Palma redefined the genre
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zinoman, Jason
Dewey number
  • 791.43/617
  • 791.43/6164
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.H6
  • PN1995.9.H6
LC item number
  • Z56 2011
  • Z56 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Horror films
Label
Shock value : how a few eccentric outsiders gave us nightmares, conquered Hollywood, and invented modern horror, Jason Zinoman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-262) and index
Contents
The Devil's advocate -- The problem with Psycho -- Blood brothers -- Assaulting the audience -- Shock or awe -- The monster problem -- The dance of death -- He likes to watch -- The thing in-between -- Stomaching it -- The fear sickness
Control code
ocn681488403
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
274 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781594203022
Lccn
2010052279
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)681488403
Label
Shock value : how a few eccentric outsiders gave us nightmares, conquered Hollywood, and invented modern horror, Jason Zinoman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-262) and index
Contents
The Devil's advocate -- The problem with Psycho -- Blood brothers -- Assaulting the audience -- Shock or awe -- The monster problem -- The dance of death -- He likes to watch -- The thing in-between -- Stomaching it -- The fear sickness
Control code
ocn681488403
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
274 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781594203022
Lccn
2010052279
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)681488403

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