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A New Heritage of Horror: The English Gothic Cinema, Revised and Updated Edition

Written by
David Pirie David Pirie


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For the Horror lover... (292 items)
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Published 7 years, 4 months ago

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Description: David Pirie’s acclaimed 'A Heritage of Horror'  was the first book on the British horror movie, and the first to detect and analyse the roots of British horror, identifying it as 'the only staple cinematic myth which Britain can properly claim as its own.'  It has long been regarded as a trail-blazing classic, “having the force of a revelation”, according to one recent study of the subject, and heralded by  Michael Powell and Martin Scorsese. Now with 'A New Heritage of Horror', David Pirie has revised his original work, bringing the story up to date and into the 21st century.  Alongside the classic films of the twenti ... (more)
Manufacturer: I. B. Tauris
Release date: 15 January 2008
ISBN-10 : 1845114825 | ISBN-13: 9781845114824
Tags: Horror (1), UK (1), Movies (1), Gothic (1), Film Studies (1), Hammer Films (1)
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