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June 2016

Why Monsters? Queering Dracula in the 1960s

Discussion of the beginnings of horror film history, in this post looking specifically at Dracula, queer history, and the 1960s.

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Why Monsters? Hammer, Frankenstein, and the 1950s

Discussion of the beginnings of horror film history, starting with Hammer Film Productions in the 1950s. This post specifically looks at the significance and meaning of adapting Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein’s Monster to film in the 50s.

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Complex Personhood and Formal Experimentation References

Complete list of references for the “Complex Personhood and Formal Experimentation: Where Ireland, Decolonialism, and Weird Fiction Meet” series.

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Where Ireland, Decolonialism, and Weird Fiction Meet (Pt. 5)

The final installment for this blog series wraps up my discussion of Portrait of a Zombie and covers zombies, gender, and hermeneutical phenomenology.

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Where Ireland, Decolonialism, and Weird Fiction Meet (Pt. 4)

This installment covers haunting as a contagion and begins my discussion of Bing Bailey’s 2012 film Portrait of a Zombie.

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