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Author Olson, Christopher J., author.

Title Possessed women, haunted states : cultural tensions in exorcism cinema / Christopher J. Olson and CarrieLynn D. Reinhard.

Publication Info. Lanham : Lexington Books, [2017]


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Description 1 online resource (217 pages)
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the politics of possession -- The one that started it all: feminist tensions in The exorcist -- Rip-offs and homages of the 1970s: spotlighting exploitation with Abby and ?eytan -- Revisiting The exorcist: challenging and extending the traditional exorcism narrative -- Keeping the devil at bay: slashers, parodies, and satirizing religion -- Dangerous boys and rebellious priests: possessed and the real story of The exorcist -- True stories and found footage: the exorcism cinema resurgence -- From reaffirming to challenging tradition: comparing The last exorcism and The last exorcism part II -- Conclusion: the resiliency of tradition.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Exorcism in motion pictures.
Women in motion pictures.
Horror films -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Reinhard, CarrieLynn D., author.
Other Form: Print version: Olson, Christopher J. Possessed women, haunted states : cultural tensions in exorcism cinema. Lanham : Lexington Books, [2017] 9781498519083 (DLC)19395999
ISBN 9781498519083 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781498519106 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781498519090 (e-book)

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