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Author Smith, Angela M.
Title Hideous progeny : disability, eugenics, and classic horror cinema / Angela M. Smith.
Published New York : Columbia University Press, c2011.
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 Floor4  PN1995.9.H6 S585 2011    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 336 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Film and culture
Film and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index.
Contents Introduction: disability, eugenics, and classic horror cinema -- Eugenic reproduction: chimeras in Dracula and Frankenstein -- Enfreaking the classic horror genre: freaks -- Revelations and convulsions: spectacles of impairment in classic horror film -- Mad medicine: disability in the mad-doctor films -- Shock horror and death rays: disabling spectatorship -- Conclusion.
Subject Horror films -- History and criticism.
People with disabilities in motion pictures.
Grotesque in motion pictures.
Eugenics in motion pictures.
ISBN 9780231157162 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231157169 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231157179 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0231157177 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780231527859 (ebook)
0231527853 (ebook)
OCLC number 730413686