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By Lisa Hopkins

ISBN-10: 0292706456

ISBN-13: 9780292706453

ISBN-10: 0292706464

ISBN-13: 9780292706460

Filmmakers have lengthy been interested in the Gothic with its eerie settings and promise of horror lurking underneath the outside. in addition, the Gothic permits filmmakers to carry a reflect as much as their very own age and exhibit society's inner most fears. Franco Zeffirelli's Jane Eyre, Francis Ford Coppola's Bram Stoker's Dracula, and Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet are only a number of examples of movie variations of literary Gothic texts. during this ground-breaking learn, Lisa Hopkins explores how the Gothic has been deployed in those and different modern movies and springs to a couple awesome conclusions. for example, in a super bankruptcy on movies geared to little ones, Hopkins unearths that horror is living no longer within the trolls, wizards, and goblins that abound in Harry Potter, yet within the middle of the family.

Screening the Gothic bargains a thorough new manner of knowing the connection among movie and the Gothic because it surveys a variety of movies, lots of that have got scant serious consciousness. Its crucial declare is that, sarcastically, these texts whose affiliations with the Gothic have been the clearest turned the least Gothic whilst filmed. therefore, Hopkins surprises readers through revealing Gothic parts in motion pictures akin to Sense and Sensibility and Mansfield Park, in addition to exploring extra evidently Gothic movies like The Mummy and The Fellowship of the Ring. Written in an obtainable and interesting demeanour, Screening the Gothic should be of curiosity to movie fanatics in addition to scholars and scholars.

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