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Embodiment and Horror Cinema

  • Authors
  • Larrie Dudenhoeffer

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Introduction

Using the four tissue types (connective, epithelial, nervous, and muscular), Dudenhoeffer expands and complicates the subgenre of "body horror." Changing the emphasis from the contents of the film to the "organicity" of its visual and affective registers, he addresses the application of psychoanalysis, phenomenology, object-ontology, and cyborgism.

Keywords

Horror film studies cinema studies body theory affect embodiment subjectivity digitization digital media television new media modernity psychoanalysis phenomenology cognitivism hermeneutics Alfred Hitchcock children cinema film Psycho Salem

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