This is the third installment in my Art House Horror series. In this episode I discuss the New French Extremity, abjection, and camp. I look at Trouble Every Day and In My Skin as examples that embrace complex, messy approaches to identity and personhood.
CW: Gore, Rape, Self Harm, Cannibalism
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On giallo horror: Giallo Film List; Sex, Death, and Paperbacks: The History of Giallo Cinema
Kristeva, Julia. Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection. Nota, 2017.
Sontag, Susan. Notes on Camp. Penguin Books, 2018.
Author: Genevieve Newman
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