Global TV Horror

Edited by Stacey AbbottLorna Jowet

Global TV Horror

Edited by Stacey AbbottLorna Jowet

Distributed for University of Wales Press

272 pages | 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
Paper $57.00 ISBN: 9781786836946 Will Publish May 2021 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only
Contents
Acknowledgments
Stacey Abbott and Lorna Jowett
Taking Over the Whole World:
Global TV Horror, Then and Now
NATIONAL CONTEXTS
Simon Bacon ‘Real’ Iranian Vampires: Television versus the Big Screen
Mark Fryers ‘It’s not ghosts, it’s history’: The Sonic Tradition of British Horror Television
Rebecca Janicker Terror Australis: The Wilderness Myth in TV’s Wolf Creek
Fernando Pagnoni Berns Stories to Make You Think: The Horror of Daily Life under Francisco Franco’s Regime in Historias para No Dormir
Laura Cánepa, Leandro Caraça
and Lúcio Reis-Filho Sleep, little baby. Cuca is coming for you. Mom went to the
field, and Dad is working too: the witch Cuca in the Brazilian
folklore and television

FORMS AND AESTHETICS
Jonas Green Beyond the Masochistic Pleasure Principle: The Subtle Gore of Les revenants.
Cat Lester Giving Kids Goosebumps: Uncanny Aesthetics, Cyclic Structures and Anti-didacticism in Children’s Horror Anthologies Series
Lorna Piatti-Farnell As Raw as Flesh: Consuming Humans in TV Horror

INDUSTRY
Stella Gaynor Driving Industrial Innovation: Fox International Channels and the Global Appeal of The Walking Dead
Andreas Halskov Staking Claims or Sucking Up: Heartless, Nordic Twilight and the Cross-Pollination of Danish and American TV Drama
Charlotte Stevens Video Game to Streaming Series: The Case of Castlevania on Netflix
James Rendell Tracing Terror-Bytes: Ring: Saishusho as Japanese TV Horror, Online Transcultural J-Horror Fan Object, and Digital Only-Click Television

Conclusion Transnationalism and TV Horror Fandom: A Conversation with Iain Robert Smith and Miranda Ruth Larsen

About the Contributors
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