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Author Pirie, David, 1946-

Title A new heritage of horror : the English gothic cinema / David Pirie.

Published London : I.B. Tauris, 2008.

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 UniM Bail  791.436164 PIRI    AVAILABLE
Edition [New ed.].
Physical description xvi, 254 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-248) and index.
Filmography: pages 229-246.
Contents 1 Characteristics of English Gothic Literature 1 -- 'The Tempestuous Loveliness of Terror' 1 -- Surrealism and the Gothic Tradition 7 -- Horror and the Tyranny of 'Realism' 9 -- 2 Identification of Hammer 14 -- Hammer's Origins 19 -- Press Reaction 35 -- Hammer and Censorship 37 -- Hammer and UK Horror after Frankenstein 45 -- Personalities of Hammer 48 -- James Carreras and the American Dimension 56 -- Bray Studios 64 -- 3 World of Terence Fisher 66 -- Post-script 2007 78 -- 4 Approaches to Frankenstein: Fisher, Francis and Sangster 79 -- Frankenstein Television Series 86 -- Last Hammer Frankenstein Movies 88 -- 5 Approaches to Dracula 95 -- 6 Other Approaches to Horror 113 -- Sadian Movies 113 -- British Sadian Movie and the Censor 119 -- Aftermath 129 -- Amicus Factor 131 -- 7 Three Satellite Directors 137 -- Don Sharp 137 -- John Gilling 141 -- Vernon Sewell 144 -- 8 Science Fiction, Exoticism and Psychosis 150 -- Science Fiction 150 -- Exoticism 158 -- Psychosis 161 -- A Note on Comedy-Horror 165 -- 9 A Renaissance of Themes and Ideas? 167 -- Michael Reeves 167 -- After Witchfinder 175 -- Hammer's Last Period 179 -- Hammer Versus Warner Brothers 183 -- Hammer's Final Days 185 -- 10 Towards a New Horror Mythology 192 -- Later UK Horror 194 -- Stephen Volk 203 -- Stephen Woolley 204 -- Clive Barker 205 -- 1990s 207 -- Paul Anderson 211 -- New Century, The New Boom 212 -- Television Factor 219 -- Future? 221 -- Appendix 1 Urban Legends of Hammer 225 -- Appendix 2 Two Checklists 227.
Subject Horror films -- Great Britain -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9781845114817 (hbk.)
1845114817 (hbk.)
1845114825 (paperback)
9781845114824