Touchstones of Gothic Horror: A Film Genealogy of Eleven Motifs and Images David Huckvale

ISBN: 9780786457014

Published: May 14th 2014

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272 pages


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Touchstones of Gothic Horror: A Film Genealogy of Eleven Motifs and Images  by  David Huckvale

Touchstones of Gothic Horror: A Film Genealogy of Eleven Motifs and Images by David Huckvale
May 14th 2014 | Unknown Binding | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 272 pages | ISBN: 9780786457014 | 7.25 Mb

Gothic cinema, typified by the films of Universal, Hammer, Amicus and Tigon, grew out of an aesthetic that stretches back to the 18th century and beyond, even to Shakespeare. This book explores the origin of Gothic cinema in art and literature,MoreGothic cinema, typified by the films of Universal, Hammer, Amicus and Tigon, grew out of an aesthetic that stretches back to the 18th century and beyond, even to Shakespeare.

This book explores the origin of Gothic cinema in art and literature, tracing its connection to the Gothic revival in architecture, the Gothic novel, landscape, ruins, Egyptology, occultism, sexuality, the mythology of werewolves, the philosophy of Hegel, and many other aspects of the Romantic and Symbolist movements.



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