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Editorial: Eurohorror

Lázaro-Reboll, Antonio, ed. (2016) Editorial: Eurohorror. Film Studies, 15 (1). pp. 1-6. ISSN 1469-0314. (doi:10.7227/FS.0005) (KAR id:59816)

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Rather than re-rehearsing familiar narratives about ‘Eurohorror’ erected around an established canon of films, directors and themes, or reclaiming a particular text or filmmaker from obscurity, the brief to participants was to historicise the term since it is more often than not conflated with related cinematic categories such as ‘Euro Trash’ or ‘Euro Cult’, and to think about the critical intersections and interactions between various fields of cultural production associated with it – fanzines, small niche VHS and DVD distributors, spaces for dissemination – to approach it from fresh perspectives so as to chronicle stories that have not yet been told. The ultimate aim, therefore, was to map out a richer and more nuanced picture of the cultural histories of ‘Eurohorror’, and, by extension, European horror film.

Item Type: Edited Journal
DOI/Identification number: 10.7227/FS.0005
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1993 Motion Pictures
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Arts and Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages
Depositing User: Antonio Lazaro-Reboll
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2017 14:54 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:41 UTC
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