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Lexington Books Horror Studies
Lexington Books Horror Studies is looking for original and interdisciplinary monographs or edited volumes that expand our understanding of horror as an important cultural phenomenon. We are particularly interested in critical approaches to horror that explore why horror is such a common part of culture, why it resonates with audiences so much, and what its popularity reveals about human cultures generally. To that end, the series will cover a wide range of periods, movements, and cultures that are pertinent to horror studies. We will gladly consider work on individual key figures (e.g. directors, authors, show runners, etc.), but the larger aim is to publish work that engages with the place of horror within cultures. Given this broad scope, we are interested in work that addresses a wide range of media, including film, literature, television, comics, pulp magazines, video games, or music. We are also interested in work that engages with the history of horror, including the history of horror-related scholarship.
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Dark Forces at Work: Essays on Social Dynamics and Cinematic Horrors
CYNTHIA J. MILLER AND A. BOWDOIN VAN RIPER -
EMILIANO AGUILAR; REA AMIT; LINDSEY MIC...
Lexington Books • November 2019 • Monograph