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Title House of psychotic women : an autobiographical topography of female neurosis in horror and exploitation films / Kier-La Janisse.
Author Janisse, Kier-La.
Publication Godalming, UK : Fab Press, 2012.
Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (357 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Call # eBOOK
Note " ... this appendix ... fills out half the physical density of the book ... is a cross-section of horror and violent exploitation films that feature disturbed or neurotic women ... includes capsules of films discussed previously in the narrative as well as other films ... "p. [210].
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Have you got a magnificent problem? -- Part 1. Wound-gatherers: The entity; Paranormal activity -- Part 2. Broken dolls: The corruption of Chris Miller; The blue eyes of the broken doll; Singapore sling; Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny & Girly; The rats are coming!; The werewolves are here!; Martyrs; Images; 3 women; Sisters -- Part 3. All safe and dead: The glass ceiling; All the colors of the dark; Gently before she dies; Anima Persa; Let's scare Jessica to death; The reincarnation of Peter Proud; The haunting of Julia -- Part 4. Secret ceremonies: Ms. 45; Four flies on grey velvet; Autopsy; The perfume of the lady in black; Toys are not for children; Secret ceremony; The witch who came from the sea; Daddy; The geography of fear; The ladies club; A gun for Jennifer; Defenceless -- Part 5. Afterschool special: Trance; May; The collector; Out of the blue; Don't deliver us from evil; Alucarda; Cutting moments; In my skin -- Part 6. The strange passenger: Marnie; Born innocent; Christiane F.; Streetwise; A lizard in a woman's skin; Footprints; Nabi: the butterfly; La nuit des traquées; Love me deadly; Nekromantik -- Part 7. You've always loved violence: The whip and the body; The frightened woman; The isle; Bad guy; The blood spattered bride; Rebecca -- Part 8. Heal me with hatred: Symptoms; Prey; Cat people; The devils; The killer nun; Mademoiselle; The piano teacher -- Part 9. Piercing reality: The other side of the underneath; The brood; Possession; Szamanka; Man, woman and beast; Antichrist -- Part 10. You carry a coffin today: Venus drowning; Mermaid in a manhole -- Epilogue: The monster at the end of this book -- Appendix: Compendium of female neurosis.
Summary "House of Psychotic Women is an autobiographical exploration of female neurosis in horror and exploitation films. Anecdotes and memories interweave with film history, criticism, trivia and confrontational imagery to create a reflective personal history and examination of female madness, both onscreen and off."--Publisher description.
Note Print version record.
Subject Horror films.
Women in motion pictures.
Mental illness in motion pictures.
Horror films. (OCoLC)fst00960370
Mental illness in motion pictures. (OCoLC)fst01016618
Women in motion pictures. (OCoLC)fst01177931
Kvinnor på film.
Psykisk sjukdom på film.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: Janisse, Kier-La. House of psychotic women. First edition. Godalming, UK : Fab Press, 2012 9781903254691 (OCoLC)798615820
ISBN 9781903254820 (electronic bk.)
1903254825 (electronic bk.)

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