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Monsters in the Closet: Homosexuality and the Horror Film (Inside Popular Film) Monster In The Closet Is A History Of The Horrors Film That Explores The Genre S Relationship To The Social And Cultural History Of Homosexuality In America Drawing On A Wide Variety Of Films And Primary Source Materials Including Censorship Files, Critical Reviews, Promotional Materials, Fanzines, Men S Magazines, And Popular News Weeklies, The Book Examines The Historical Figure Of The Movie Monster In Relation To Various Medical, Psychological, Religious And Social Models Of Homosexuality While Recent Work Within Gay And Lesbian Studies Has Explored How The Genetic Tropes Of The Horror Film Intersect With Popular Culture S Understanding Of Queerness, This Is The First Book To Examine How The Concept Of The Monster Queer Has Evolved From Era To Era From The Gay And Lesbian Sensibilities Encoded Into The Form And Content Of The Classical Hollywood Horror Film, To Recent Films Which Play Upon AIDS Related Fears Monster In The Closet Examines How The Horror Film Started And Continues, To Demonize Or Quite Literally Monsterize Queer Sexuality, And What The Pleasures And Costs Of Such Representations Might Be Both For Individual Spectators And Culture At Large.

  • Paperback
  • 304 pages
  • Monsters in the Closet: Homosexuality and the Horror Film (Inside Popular Film)
  • Harry M. Benshoff
  • English
  • 03 August 2018
  • 9780719044731

About the Author: Harry M. Benshoff

Dr Harry Benshoff s research interests include topics in film genres, film history, film theory, and multiculturalism He has published essays on Dark Shadows fan cultures, blaxploitation horror films, Hollywood LSD films, The Talented Mr Ripley 1999 , and Brokeback Mountain He is the author of Monsters in the Closet Homosexuality and the Horror Film Manchester University Press, 1997 With