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Transnational Horror Cinema

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1.Introduction.-SECTION I: QUESTIONS OF GENRE.-2. Dracula, Vampires, and Kung Fu Fighters: The Legend of the Seven Golden Vampires and Transnational Horror Coproduction in 1970s Hong Kong. Sangjoon Lee.-3. Introduction to the Continental Horror Film.Kevin Wynter.-4. Butchered in Translation: A Transnational "Grotesuqe".Mike Dillon.-SECTION II: THE HORRIFIC BODY (DISABILITY AND HORROR).-5. Dead Meat: Horror, Eating Rituals and Disability.Julia Gruson-Wood.-6. Music, Sound, and Noise as Bodily Disorders: Disabling the Filmic Diegesis in Hideo Nakata's Ringu and Gore Verbinski's The Ring.Stefan Sunandan Honisch.-7. Battle-Scarred Amazon Warriors in the Movies of Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino.Moritz Fink.-8. Scary Truths: Morality and the Differently Abled Mind in Lars von Trier's The Kingdom.Paul Marchbank.-SECTION III: RESPONSES TO TRAUMA.-9. Towards a Southeast Asian Model of Horror: Thai Horror Cinema in Malaysia, Urbanization and Cultural Proximity.Mary Ainslie.-10. Planet Kong: Transnational Flows of King Kong (1933) in Japan and East Asia.Raphael Raphael.-11. Embodying Spectral Vision in The Eye.Sophia Siddique

About the Author

Sophia Siddique is Associate Professor in the Department of Film at Vassar College, USA. Her research interests include Singapore cultural studies; representations of trauma and memory in Cambodian, Indonesian and Thai cinema; and the impact of new media on Southeast Asia's moving image culture. Sophia teaches film history, contemporary Southeast Asian Cinemas and genres (horror and science fiction). Raphael Raphael lectures at the Center for Disability Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where he is also Associate Editor of The Review of Disability Studies. He is co-editor of Transnational Stardom: International Celebrity in Film and Culture (2013). His film and media scholarship is also informed by his practice as digital artist.

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