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Knowing fear : science, knowledge and the development of the horror genre / Jason Colavito.

Author/Creator:
Colavito, Jason.
Publication:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
vi, 458 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Horror in literature.
Horror tales -- History and criticism.
Horror films -- History and criticism.
Horror in art.
Summary:
"The text first outlines a loose framework defining several distinct periods in horror development, then explores each period sequentially by looking at the scientific and cultural background of the period, its expression in horror literature, and its expression in horror visual and performing arts"--Provided by publisher.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 435-445) and index.
ISBN:
9780786432738 (softcover : alk. paper)
078643273X (softcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
168723176