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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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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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