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Murder Mystery Films List

List of must-see films for the Murder Mystery section of my taxonomy of horror sub-genres.

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Horror TV History: Censorship, Anxiety, and the Cold War

The first installment in a series looking at the development of the horror genre on TV.

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Why Monsters? Reaction, Regression, and 1970s Jekyll/Hyde

Discussion of the beginnings of horror film history, in this post looking specifically at feminist/queer history and Hammer Horror.

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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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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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Where Ireland, Decolonialism, and Weird Fiction Meet (Pt. 3)

This installment discusses gender identity, Irish folklore, and formal experimentation in The Drowning Girl.

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Where Ireland, Decolonialism, and Weird Fiction Meet (Pt. 2)

This installment delves into the intersections of gender and sexuality in The Drowning Girl. Further this installment analyses where gender and sexuality intersect with mental illness and haunting in The Drowning Girl.

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Where Ireland, Decolonialism, and Weird Fiction Meet (Pt. 1)

This installment previews the concepts and ideas to be explored in this blog series, and critically addresses constructions of monolithic identities, especially problematic notion of a singular, normative, Irish identity.

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