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Screening the Dark Side of Love: From Euro-Horror to American Cinema Karen A. Ritzenhoff

Screening the Dark Side of Love: From Euro-Horror to American Cinema

Karen A. Ritzenhoff

Published October 16th 2012
ISBN : 9780230341548
Hardcover
282 pages
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This edited collection unpicks the ways in which love can be understood globally as a problematic and often violent transgression rather than the narrative of happy endings that Classical Hollywood has offered. The contributors utilize varyingMoreThis edited collection unpicks the ways in which love can be understood globally as a problematic and often violent transgression rather than the narrative of happy endings that Classical Hollywood has offered. The contributors utilize varying methodologies of history, textual analysis, psychoanalytic models, and cultural critique and engage with films that have been made from the margins to the mainstream of cinema to explore issues surrounding gender identity and spectatorship.