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The Highway Horror Film (Palgrave Pivot) (Hardcover)

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The Highway Horror Film argues that 'Highway Horror' is a hither-to overlooked sub-genre of the American horror movie. In these films, the American landscape is by its very accessibility rendered terrifyingly hostile, and encounters with other travellers almost always have sinister outcomes.

About the Author

Bernice M. Murphy is Lecturer in Popular Literature at the School of English, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Publications include The Suburban Gothic in American Popular Culture (2009), The Rural Gothic in American Popular Culture (2013) and the collections Shirley Jackson: Essays on the Literary Legacy (2005) and (with Darryl Jones and Elizabeth McCarthy) It Came From the 1950s: Popular Culture, Popular Anxieties (2011).

Product Details
ISBN: 9781137391193
ISBN-10: 1137391197
Publisher: Palgrave Pivot
Publication Date: March 12th, 2014
Pages: 113
Language: English
Series: Palgrave Pivot