Transnational Horror Cinema: Bodies of Excess and the Global by Sophia Siddique,Raphael Raphael

By Sophia Siddique,Raphael Raphael

This ebook broadens the frameworks through which horror is usually addressed.  Rather than being limited by way of psychoanalytical versions of repression and castration, the quantity embraces M.M. Bakhtin’s concept of the ugly physique.  For Bakhtin, the gruesome physique is often a political physique, one who exceeds the bounds and borders that search to comprise it, to make it behave and conform.  This important theoretical intervention permits Transnational Horror Cinema to widen its scope to the social and cultural paintings of those international our bodies of extra and the financial system in their gruesome exchanges.  With this in brain, the authors examine those our bodies’ potentials to discover and maybe to blow up inflexible cultural scripts of embodiment, together with gender, race, and ability.

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