Gothic Dissections in Film and Literature: The Body in Parts (Palgrave Gothic) (Hardcover)

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Gothic Dissections in Film and Literature: The Body in Parts (Palgrave Gothic) By Ian Conrich, Laura Sedgwick Cover Image


First book to focus on the Gothic whilst exploring a diverse range of body parts across film and literature

The chapters break the body into separate parts and explore each one through clear and original case studies

Presents a set of unique examinations that address the materiality of the Gothic body in depth in texts ranging from the nineteenth century to the present and from Jane Webb to David Cronenberg

About the Author

Ian Conrich is Honorary Fellow at the University of Vienna, Austria. He is an author or editor of fourteen books, including Horror Zone: The Cultural Experience of Contemporary Horror Cinema (2009) and The Cinema of John Carpenter: The Technique of Terror (2005).Laura Sedgwick is studying for a PhD in Film and Gothic Studies at the University of Stirling, Scotland. She is co-editor of 'Islands and Film', a special issue of the journal Post Script.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781137303578
ISBN-10: 1137303573
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: November 20th, 2017
Pages: 296
Language: English
Series: Palgrave Gothic