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The Uncanny

James Rose

in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733643
eISBN:
9781800342064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733643.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter studies the concept of ‘the uncanny’ in relation to The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974). Throughout The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, elements of the Gothic have made themselves clearly ... More


The Charnel House

James Rose

in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733643
eISBN:
9781800342064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733643.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter assesses the motifs of the haunted castle, the monster, and persecution and paranoia, which are intrinsic to interpreting The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974). Such is the intensity of ... More


A Matter of Style

Roberto Curti and Roberto Curti

in Blood and Black Lace

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781911325932
eISBN:
9781800342538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325932.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses how Mario Bava opted color for his film Blood and Black Lace (6 donne per l'assassino), which he had also done in his previous horror films. It talks about Bava's employment of ... More


Mirrors without Images: Spellbound

David Greven

in Intimate Violence: Hitchcock, Sex, and Queer Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190214166
eISBN:
9780190214197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214166.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

An understudied Hitchcock film, Spellbound (1945) is a crucial work. This chapter argues that the psychoanalyst heroine, long seen as frigid and repressed, is a positive Hitchcockian portrait of ... More


Guillermo del Toro's Cronos, or the Pleasures of Impurity

Laurence Davies

in Gothic Science Fiction 1980–2010

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317071
eISBN:
9781846319785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846317071.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses Guillermo del Toro's film Cronos and notes that its ‘generic impurity’ can be associated with the shifting socio-economic framework of Mexico in the 1990s. It analyses the ... More


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