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Romantic Monsters: A Brief History

Maaheen Ahmed

in Monstrous Imaginaries: The Legacy of Romanticism in Comics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496825261
eISBN:
9781496825315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825261.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The second chapter elaborates on the history of Romantic monsters and their connections to comics monsters as well as the medium of comics. It describes the context of the burgeoning romantic visual ... More


The Gothic Impulse – Frankenstein

Wheeler Winston Dixon

in The Films of Terence Fisher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325345
eISBN:
9781800342279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325345.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter cites The Curse of Frankenstein, which was a ground-breaking film that was brought together for the first time by the key members of the Hammer horror team. It recounts how Terrence ... More


Beyond the Clouds and Stars: Surveying Frankenstein

Robert Horton

in Frankenstein

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167437
eISBN:
9780231850568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167437.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the filmography of Frankenstein (1931) and the postproduction work undergone that speaks of a level of artistry beyond the film's mere pop cultural status. It is clear that ... More


Swamp Thing: Patchworks and Panoramas in Monster Comics

Maaheen Ahmed

in Monstrous Imaginaries: The Legacy of Romanticism in Comics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496825261
eISBN:
9781496825315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825261.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter on Alan Moore's SwampThing draws parallels between the Swamp Thing and the solitary, romantic hero as well as the romantic nature of his pantheistic quest to expand his consciousness and ... More


The Abominables: To the roots of “terrorist” monsters

Marco Pinfari

in Terrorists as Monsters: The Unmanageable Other from the French Revolution to the Islamic State

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190927875
eISBN:
9780190927912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927875.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter explores the use of monster metaphors in framing “terrorist” actors since the French Revolution. While acknowledging that these metaphors effectively present the “terrorist” as an abject ... More


Welcome to Nightmare Theatre: Meeting Frankenstein

Robert Horton

in Frankenstein

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167437
eISBN:
9780231850568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167437.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter seeks to identify the timeless cult (with all its religious overtones) appeal of the Frankenstein story, particularly for children, as it is captured in cinema via the 1931 ... More


Contemporary logomachies

Marco Pinfari

in Terrorists as Monsters: The Unmanageable Other from the French Revolution to the Islamic State

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190927875
eISBN:
9780190927912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927875.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter continues with the line of argument presented in chapter 2 about the role of monster images in framing “terrorist” actors and about the recurrence of monster metaphors that not only ... More


Terrorists as Monsters: The Unmanageable Other from the French Revolution to the Islamic State

Marco Pinfari

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190927875
eISBN:
9780190927912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927875.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This book explores the use of archetypal metaphors of monstrosity in relation to terrorism. It presents two main original arguments, which are influenced by recent studies by leading philosophers and ... More


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