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I Was a Cold War Monster Horror Films, Eroticism, and the Cold War Imagination

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ISBN-10: 0879728507

ISBN-13: 9780879728502

Edition: 2001

Authors: Cyndy Hendershot

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Horror films provide a guide to many of the sociological fears of the Cold War era. In an age when warning audiences of impending death was the order of the day for popular nonfiction, horror films provided an area where this fear could be lived out to its ghastly conclusion. Because enemies and potential situations of fear lurked everywhere, within the home, the government, the family, and the very self, horror films could speak to the invasive fears of the cold war era.I Was a Cold War Monsterexamines cold war anxieties as they were reflected in British and American films from the fifties through the early sixties. This study examines how cold war horror films combined anxiety over social…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 6/15/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 162
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English