Limits of Horror

Limits of Horror

Technology, Bodies, Gothic

eBook - 2008
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Horror isn?t what it used to be. Nor are its Gothic avatars. The meaning of monsters, vampires and ghosts has changed significantly over the last two hundred years, as have the mechanisms (from fiction to fantasmagoria, film and video games) through which they are produced and consumed. Limits of horror, moving from gothic to cybergothic, through technological modernity and across a range of literary, cinematic and popular cultural texts, critically examines these changes and the questions they pose for understanding contemporary culture and subjectivity. Re-examining key concepts such as the u.
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2008
ISBN: 9781847794505
1847794505
Characteristics: 1 online resource (241 pages)

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