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Dark Dreams 2.0: A Psychological History of the Modern Horror Film from the 1950s to the 21st Century Hardcover – Oct 29 2009


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  • Hardcover: 437 pages
  • Publisher: Mcfarland & Co Inc Pub (Oct. 29 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0786433973
  • ISBN-13: 978-0786433971
  • Product Dimensions: 18.3 x 2.8 x 25.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 980 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,160,999 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"This is really an excellent book on the psychological reasons we go to horror films, what they mean to us, what the metaphors of various manifestations mean, and how our fears reflect in the films that are made"--Film World -- Film Review Annual "Film Review Annual"

About the Author

Charles Derry is a member of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies and teaches writing and film criticism at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, where he is the Coordinator of the Film Studies Program. He has also written on popular culture, melodrama, and soap opera.


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HASH(0x9b96eb88) out of 5 stars Essential survey of the modern horror field May 14 2010
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I'm one of the lucky people who bought the original DARK DREAMS back in the late 1970s. It sat on my shelf next to my Clarens and my Butler - I thought it was that important a book. I am delighted to own the new volume, DARK DREAMS 2.0, with its hundreds of frame grabs and beautiful design. At the top, though, is Charles Derry's energetic, intelligent prose. I'm a lifelong student of the horror film, but Derry's book had me ordering DVDs to catch up with a slew of the films he'd discussed that I hadn't seen. It's that kind of book, and if Derry analyzes a film you do own, you'll absolutely want to watch it again. A must-have in every way.


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