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Skin Shows

Gothic Horror and the Technology of Monsters

Skin Shows( )
Author: Halberstam, Judith
ISBN:978-0-8223-9807-3
Publication Date:Aug 1995
Publisher:Duke University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $25.95
Book Description:

In this examination of the monster as cultural object, Judith Halberstam offers a rereading of the monstrous that revises our view of the Gothic. Moving from the nineteenth century and the works of Shelley, Stevenson, Stoker, and Wilde to contemporary horror film exemplified by such movies as Silence of the Lambs, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and Candyman, Skin Shows understands the Gothic as a versatile technology, a means of producing monsters that is...
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