Monsters in the Closet Homosexuality and the Horror Film

ISBN-10: 0719044731

ISBN-13: 9780719044731

Edition: 1997

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Drawing on a wide variety of films and primary source materials, Benshoff examines the historical figure of the movie monster in relation to various medical, psychological, religious and social models of homosexuality.
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List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 6/19/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

List of plates
Introduction: The monster and the homosexual
Defining the monster queer in the classical Hollywood horror film
Shock treatment: Curing the monster queer during World War II
Pods, pederasts, and perverts: (Re)criminalizing the monster queer in Cold War culture
Exposing the monster queer to the sunlight, circa the 1969 Stonewall Rebellion
Satan spawn and out and proud: Monster queers in the postmodern era
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