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Shocking representation

Adam Lowenstein

Shocking representation

historical trauma, national cinema, and the modern horror film

by Adam Lowenstein

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horror films -- History and criticism,
  • Motion pictures and history

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-240) and index.

    StatementAdam Lowenstein.
    SeriesFilm and culture
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.H6 L69 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 255 p. :
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23240327M
    ISBN 100231132468, 0231132476
    LC Control Number2005049359

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