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Writing the Horror Movie

Marc Blake and Sara Bailey
Format
Book
Published
New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9781441196187 (pbk. : alk. paper), 1441196188 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction: Welcome to the Nightmare
  • Why Do We Like To Be Scared?
  • Horror Movie History
  • Subgenres
  • Staging the Horror: Five Tropes
  • Creating the Nemesis
  • The First Act: Unease and dread, character and milieu
  • The Second Act: Modulating fear, terror and horror
  • Third Act: Tragic and redemptive endings
  • Prequels, Sequels and Franchises
  • Adaptations: From page to screen
  • Cross-genre
  • World Markets
  • Low Budget Horror
  • Forming the idea: Writing exercises.
Description
viii, 259 pages ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (page 243), filmography (pages223-241), and index.
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