Horror Film and Psychoanalysis: Freud's Worst Nightmare (Cambridge Studies in Film)

  • Publish Date: 2009-01-29
  • Binding: Paperback
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This volume finds the proper place of psychoanalytic thought in critical analysis of cinema through a series of essays that debate its legitimacy, utility, and validity as applied to the horror genre. It distinguishes itself from previous work in this area through the self-consciousness with which psychoanalytic concepts are employed and the theorization that coexists with interpretations of particular horror films and subgenres.