After a much-longer-than-expected hiatus, here’s the third podcast in the Everything is Liminal series! It covers The Cold War, gender, haunting, and radical political potentiality in The Shining.

The Faculty of Horror Podcast can be found here: and here’s a direct link to their episode on The Shining which is great:


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Clover, Carol J. Men, Women, and Chainsaws: Gender in the Modern Horror Film. London: BFI, 1992.

Creed, Barbara. The Monstrous-Feminine: Film, Feminism, Psychoanalysis. London: Routledge, 1993.

Deleuze, Gilles. Difference and Repetition. New York: Columbia UP, 1994.

Freeland, Cynthia. “Explaining the Uncanny in The Double Life of Véronique”, Horror Film and Psychoanalysis. Ed. Steven Jay Schneider. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Gaiman, Neil. Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fictions and Illusions. New York: Avon, 1998. Print.

Gordon, Avery. Ghostly Matters: Haunting and the Sociological Imagination. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota, 1997.

Hall, Stuart. Encoding and Decoding in the Television Discourse. Birmingham: Centre for Cultural Studies, U of Birmingham, 1973.

Podcast music:

Let’s Start at the Beginning (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0
Image Credit: Warner Bros. © 1980
Author: Geneveive Newman