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SEE! HEAR! CUT! KILL!: Experiencing Friday the 13th

Wickham Clayton

Abstract

SEE! HEAR! CUT! KILL!: Experiencing Friday the 13th, is the first book entirely devoted to the analysis of the Friday the 13th franchise. The story a film tells is usually filtered through a particular perspective, or point of view. This book argues that slasher films, and the Friday the 13th movies particularly, use all the stylistic tools at their disposal to create a complex and emotionally intense approach to perspective, which develops and shifts across the decades. Chapter one discusses the history of perspective in horror, and the different critical conversations around this. Chapter tw ... More

Keywords: Friday the 13th, film studies, aesthetics, horror, perspective

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781496830319
Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2021 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496830319.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Wickham Clayton, author
University for the Creative Arts