Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2015

260 Pages

8.5 x 5.37 inches

ISBN: 9781784992484

Bookseller Code (06)


Monstrous adaptations

Generic and thematic mutations in horror film

Edited by Richard J. Hand and Jay McRoy

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Now available in paperback
  • Addresses the concept of adaptation in relation to horror cinema
  • Engages with an impressive range of horror texts, from the earliest silent horror films through to important contemporary phenomena, such as Japanese horror cinema
  • Offers significant insights into cinematic adaptations of horror literature by H. P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allen Poe and Clive Barker
  • Consists of completely original essays by top scholars in the field of horror film analysis and adaptation studies

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