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Folk Horror : Hours Dreadful and Things Strange - by Adam Scovell (Paperback)

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Interest in the ancient, the occult, and the "wyrd" is on the rise. The furrows of Robin Hardy (The Wicker Man), Piers Haggard (Blood on ******'s Claw), and Michael Reeves (Witchfinder General) have arisen again, most notably in the films of Ben Wheatley (Kill List), as has the Spirit of Dark of Lonely Water, Juganets, cursed Saxon crowns, spaceships hidden under ancient barrows, owls and flowers, time-warping stone circles, wicker men, the goat of Mendes, and malicious stone tapes.Folk Horror: Hours Dreadful And Things Strange charts the summoning of these esoteric arts within the latter half of the twentieth century and beyond, using theories of psychogeography, hauntology, and topography to delve into the genre's output in film, television, and multimedia as its "sacred demon of ungovernableness" rises yet again in the twenty-first century.
Number of Pages: 215
Genre: Performing Arts
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr
Author: Adam Scovell
Language: English
Street Date: March 7, 2017
TCIN: 52502330
UPC: 9781911325222
Item Number (DPCI): 248-46-4074
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