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Horror Films: Current Research on Audience Preference

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206 pp. 
Contents crisp, clean and tightly bound. spotting to Laminate Cover and ink stains to front.

Why do so many of us enjoy being told frightening stories? What are some of the consequences that result from such exposure? In light of the considerable popularity of horror films over the last three decades, these questions have become the focus of growing attention for many scholars. However, research on audience preferences for, and reactions to, horror films has been performed eclectically by investigators from varied theoretical and methodological backgrounds. As a result, the information has not been effectively integrated. This volume was written to address this problem and to position the study of audience responses to frightening fiction as a significant research topic.

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Author(s):
Weaver, James B; Tamborini, Ron
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
229x152 mm
EAN-13:
9780805811735
Edition:
1996 1st edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0805811737
ISBN-13:
9780805811735
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
206
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Title:
Horror Films: Current Research on Audience Preference

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206 pp. 
Contents crisp, clean and tightly bound. spotting to Laminate Cover and ink stains to front.

Why do so many of us enjoy being told frightening stories? What are some of the consequences that result from such exposure? In light of the considerable popularity of horror films over the last three decades, these questions have become the focus of growing attention for many scholars. However, research on audience preferences for, and reactions to, horror films has been performed eclectically by investigators from varied theoretical and methodological backgrounds. As a result, the information has not been effectively integrated. This volume was written to address this problem and to position the study of audience responses to frightening fiction as a significant research topic.

Author(s):
Weaver, James B; Tamborini, Ron
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
229x152 mm
EAN-13:
9780805811735
Edition:
1996 1st edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0805811737
ISBN-13:
9780805811735
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
206
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Title:
Horror Films: Current Research on Audience Preference

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