Destroying the male body in British horror cinema

Peirse, Alison (2009) Destroying the male body in British horror cinema. In: Mysterious Skin: male bodies in contemporary cinema. I. B. Tauris, London, pp. 159-173. ISBN 978-1845118310

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Abstract

Rather than attempting to provide a wide-ranging overview of British horror cinema, this chapter explores the textual dimensions of Dog Soldiers, made in 2002 by Neil marshall and shot in the UK and Luxembourg. Examining the bodies of the terrified and attacked British soldiers, known as 'squaddies', this chapter situates Dog Soldiers in relation to other examples of the werewolf film genre and British horror films in general.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: men in motion pictures, horror films
Subjects: P300 Media studies
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Arts
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Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Deposited: 20 May 2010 10:18
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2017 16:14
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/2934

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