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Italian Horror Cinema

Stefano Baschiera and Russ Hunter


The first book-length academic investigation of Italian horror cinema, from the silent era to the present, this collection brings together for the first time a range of contributions aimed at a new understanding of the genre, investigating the different phases in its history, the peculiarities of the production system, the work of its most representative directors (Mario Bava and Dario Argento) and the wider role it has played within popular culture.

Keywords: Italian, Horror, Cinema, Film, Genre, Mario Bava, Dario Argento

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780748693528
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693528.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stefano Baschiera, editor
Queen's University Belfast

Russ Hunter, editor
University of Northumbria

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