The Canadian horror film : terror of the soul / edited by Gina Freitag and André Loiselle.

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Book
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English
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Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, 2015.
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Featuring chapters on Pontypool, Ginger Snaps, 1970s slasher films, Quebec horror, and the work of David Cronenberg, among many others, The Canadian Horror Film unearths the terrors hidden in the recesses of the Canadian psyche.
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Includes bibliographical references.
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Electronic reproduction. New York Available via World Wide Web.
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Contents
  • Terror of the soul : an introduction / Gina Freitag and André Loiselle
  • Monsters up North : a taxonomy of terror / Caelum Vatnsdal
  • Viral culture : Canadian cultural protectionism and Pontypool / Andrea Subissati
  • Blood in the bush garden : indigenization, gender, and unsettling horror / Aalya Ahmad
  • Pure Laine evil : the horrifying normality of Quebec's ordinary hell in the film adaptations of Patrick Senécal's "Romans de'épouvante" / André Loiselle
  • (Who's in the) driver's seat : the Canadian brute unleashed in Death weekend / Paul Corupe
  • Rituals : creating the forest slasher within the Canadian tax shelter era / Mark R. Hasan
  • The [hostile] nature of things : a cultural dialogue on environmental survival / Gina Freitag
  • Eco-horror and boundary transgressions in Orca : the killer whale / Peter Thompson
  • A song from the heart beats the devil every time : the fear of selling out in Nelvana's The devil and Daniel Mouse and Rock and rule / Kier-La Janisse
  • Where is fear? Space, place, and the sense of horror in the Canadian avant-garde film / Scott Birdwise
  • Traces of horror : the later films of David Cronenberg / William Beard
  • The physician as mad scientist : a fear of deviant medical practices in the films of David Cronenberg / James Burrell
  • Contagious characters : Cronenberg's Rabid, Demarbre's Smash cut, and the reframing of porn-fame / Sean Moreland
  • "Canadian mental-case" : a conclusion / Gina Freitag and André Loiselle.
ISBN
  • 9781442624030 ((electronic bk.))
  • 1442624035 ((electronic bk.))
OCLC
929628827
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