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Cannibalism in literature and film

Cannibalism in literature and film

Brown, Jennifer, 1980- author

A comprehensive study of cannibalism in literature and film, spanning colonial fiction, Gothic texts and contemporary American horror. Amidst the sharp teeth and horrific appetite of the cannibal, this book examines real fears of over-consumerism and consumption that trouble an ever-growing modern world

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Published Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
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Statement of responsibility: Jennifer Brown
ISBN: 1137292121, 9781137292124
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: x, 258 pages
Subject: Literary studies: general; Fiction: general & literary; Motion pictures History.; Films, cinema; Biography, literature & literary studies; Cannibalism in motion pictures.; Literature History and criticism.; Literary studies: c 1600 to c 1800; Performing arts; Literature.; Film history, theory & criticism; Cannibalism in literature.; Literature: history & criticism; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Fiction & related items; Film: styles & genres; 18th century, c 1700 to c 1799
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. Askews and Holts. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other formats: Also available in printed form ISBN 9780230360518

Contents

  1. Preface; M.Jancovich Introduction PART I: MR. CANNIBAL I PRESUME? THE COLONIAL CANNIBAL No Petticoats Here
  2. Early Colonial Cannibals Into the Heart of Darkness Off the Beaten Track? The Post-Conradian Cannibal PART II
  3. YEEHAW! THE REGIONAL CANNIBAL Borders and Bean
  4. The British Regional Cannibal Hillbilly Highway
  5. The American Regional Cannibal PART III
  6. CANNNIBALS IN OUR MIDST
  7. THE CITY CANNIBAL City Slashers and Rippers
  8. London Cannibals American Psychos Conclusion Index Bibliography and Filmography