Xavier Aldana Reyes's Body Gothic: Corporeal Transgression in Contemporary PDF

By Xavier Aldana Reyes

ISBN-10: 1783160926

ISBN-13: 9781783160921

because the mainstreaming of horror within the Nineteen Seventies, newshounds have warned opposed to the risks of more and more particular kinds of violent leisure. Xavier Aldana Reyes takes a truly diverse stance in physique Gothic via celebrating the transgressive traits of visceral texts. He considers suitable renowned literary and filmic events of the prior 3 a long time and reads them as updates in an extended Gothic culture that is going again to the eighteenth century. The ebook comprises case reviews of key texts in splatterpunk, physique horror, the hot avant-pulp, the slaughterhouse novel, torture porn and surgical horror.

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