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Author Schlegel, Nicholas G., 1970-

Title Sex, Sadism, Spain, and Cinema : the Spanish Horror Film
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2015


Description 1 online resource (233 pages)
Contents Foreword; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: History; 1 From "Repression" to "Possession!"; Part II: The Films; 2 Blood Across Borders; 3 The Hidden Steps; 4 Selections for Further Consideration; Part III: What's Past Is Prologue; 5 Aftermath and Rebirth; Appendix; Selective Filmography; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Summary This book explores how a group of films produced, distributed and exhibited under the crumbling dictatorship of Francisco Franco reflected the political, social and cultural conditions in Spain between 1968 and 1977. This work canonizes these films in relation to their historical genesis, aesthetic characteristics and their social reception. <br /> <br />
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Horror films -- Spain -- History and criticism
Horror films.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2015008146
ISBN 9781442251168