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Author Smith, Angela M.
Title Hideous progeny : disability, eugenics, and classic horror cinema / Angela M. Smith.
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, c2011.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PN1995.9.H6 S585 2011    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PN1995.9.H6 S585 2011    AVAILABLE  
Author Smith, Angela M.
Series Film and culture
Film and culture.
Subject Horror films -- History and criticism.
People with disabilities in motion pictures.
Grotesque in motion pictures.
Eugenics in motion pictures.
Description xii, 336 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index.
Contents Introduction: disability, eugenics, and classic horror cinema -- Eugenic reproduction: chimeras in Dracula and Frankenstein -- Enfreaking the classic horror genre: freaks -- Revelations and convulsions: spectacles of impairment in classic horror film -- Mad medicine: disability in the mad-doctor films -- Shock horror and death rays: disabling spectatorship -- Conclusion.
ISBN 9780231157162 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231157169 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231157179 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0231157177 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780231527859 (ebook)
0231527853 (ebook)
OCLC # 730413686
Table of Contents
 List of Illustrationsix
 Acknowledgmentsxi
 Introduction 
 Disability, Eugenics, and Classic Horror Cinema1
1.Eugenic Reproduction 
 Chimeras in Dracula and Frankenstein33
2.Enfreaking the Classic Horror Genre 
 Freaks83
3.Revelations and Convulsions 
 Spectacles of Impairment in Classic Horror Film119
4.Mad Medicine 
 Disability in the Mad-Doctor Films161
5.Shock Horror and Death Rays 
 Disabling Spectatorship195
 Conclusion233
 Notes245
 Bibliography293
 Selected Films317
 Index321