Uncanny Bodies: The Coming of Sound Film and the Origins of the Horror Genre

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"Through meticulous historical research, Spadoni in "Uncanny Bodies" provides a fine understanding of the aesthetic and cultural context in which the original Universal film version of "Dracula" appeared. Through analyses of films that came before and after, he successfully restores "Dracula"'s strangeness for a contemporary audience, a strangeness that reflects the rapidly evolving conventions of the early sound film. A significant contribution to reception studies, "Uncanny Bodies" makes us see why "Dracula, " while ...

Uncanny Bodies: The Coming of Sound Film and the Origins of the Horror Genre 2007, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520251229

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Uncanny Bodies: The Coming of Sound Film and the Origins of the Horror Genre 2007, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520251212

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