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Author Zinoman, Jason.

Title Shock value : how a few eccentric outsiders gave us nightmares, conquered Hollywood, and invented modern horror / Jason Zinoman.

Publication Info. New York : Penguin Books, [2011]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Ida PL Adult Non-Fiction - IPLY-11  791.43 ZIN    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  791.4361 ZIN    AVAILABLE
 Three Rivers PL - Channahon Adult Non Fiction - TRBB-2  791.4361 ZIN    AVAILABLE
Description 274 pages 8 unnumbered pages of plates ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Devil's advocate -- Problem with Psycho -- Blood brothers -- Assaulting the audience -- Shock or awe -- Monster problem -- Dance of death -- He likes to watch -- Thing in-between -- Stomaching it -- Fear sickness.
Subject Horror films -- United States -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9781594203022

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