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Fear and learning : essays on the pedagogy of horror

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, Jefferson, N.C., p.273 (2013)

Call Number:

Cubb PN1995.9 .H6 F395 2013

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/10108996

Keywords:

American--Study and teaching, English--Study and teaching, Horror films--History and criticism, Horror films--Study and teaching, Horror tales

Abstract:

Contents: Introduction: horror in the classroom / Aalya Ahmad and Sean Moreland -- Postmodernism with Sam Raimi (or, how I learned to stop worrying about theory and love evil dead) / Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock -- Towards a monster pedagogy: reclaiming the classroom for the other / John Edgar Browning -- When the women think: teaching horror in women's and gender studies / Aalya Ahmad -- Acts of re-possession: Bollywood's re-inventions of the occult possession film / Sean Moreland and Summer Pervez -- Beyond the lure: teaching horror, teaching theory / Brian Johnson -- A raven's eye view: teaching Scopophilia with Dario Argento / K. A. Laity -- The hulking Hyde: How the Incredible Hulk reinvented the modern Jekyll and Hyde monster / Lance Eaton -- Critical thinking on the dark side / Lisa Marie Miller -- "Inside--doesn't matter": responding to American Psycho and its Dantean agenda / Miles Tittle -- In the dark of your own psyche: Jungian theory and Horror / J. A. White -- Skins and bones: the horror of the real / John Edward Martin -- The pedagogical value of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein in teaching adaptation studies / Ben Kooyman.; Summary: "This collection presents critical reflections on teaching horror film and fiction in different ways and academic settings, showing readers how the pedagogy of horror can galvanize, unsettle and transform classrooms, giving us powerful tools with which to consider interwoven issues of identity, culture, monstrosity, the relationship between the real and the fictional, normativity and adaptation. Foreword, Glen Hirshberg"--Provided by publisher.

Publication Language:

eng