Men, Women, and Chain Saws Pdf




Men, Women, and Chain Saws

Number of page: 280
Author: Carol J. Clover
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400866113
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Category: Performing Arts

From its first publication in 1992, Men, Women, and Chain Saws has offered a groundbreaking perspective on the creativity and influence of horror cinema since the mid-1970s. Investigating the popularity of the low-budget tradition, Carol Clover looks in particular at slasher, occult, and rape-revenge films. Although such movies have been traditionally understood as offering only sadistic pleasures to their mostly male audiences, Clover demonstrates that they align spectators not with the male tormentor, but with the females tormented—notably the slasher movie’s

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