Additional Resources: American Horror

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Becker, Matt. "A Point Of Little Hope: Hippie Horror Films And The Politics Of Ambivalence." Velvet Light Trap: A Critical Journal Of Film & Television 57 (2006): 42-59. Academic Search Complete. Web. 13 Apr. 2015.

"Abstract: Discusses how social politics and ideology infiltrate genres and influence authorship practices in hippie horror films of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Definition of horror film according to the essay "An Introduction to the American Horror Film," by Robin Wood; Similarity of the social role of the horror film to the Freudian understanding of dreams; Views of director Wes Craven on horror films that are centered around the conceit of mirrored families."

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