Horror Studies 12.2 is out now! Special Issue

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Intellect is pleased to announce that Horror Studies 12.2 is out now, just in time for Halloween!

 

Special Issue: ‘Reappraising Stephen King’

 

For more information about the journal and issue click here>>

https://www.intellectbooks.com/horror-studies

 

Aims and Scope

 

Horror Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal devoted to the rigorous study of horror in all of its cultural and historical forms, from film and literature, music and dance, to fine art, photography and beyond. Seeking to advance the academic study of horror in theoretically and historically informed ways, Horror Studies is devoted to publishing high-quality articles and reviews relevant to its focus. With a strong commitment to interdisciplinarity, the journal seeks to foster fruitful dialogue on horror between a wide range of different critical and scholarly traditions.

 

Issue 12.2

 

Introduction

FILIPA ANTUNES

 

Articles

 

‘Dear God, I am not a son of a bitch’: Justifications for patriarchal violence and the mischaracterization of Stephen King’s Jack Torrance

TRACY A. STEPHENS

 

The (un)death of the author: Authorship as horror trope in Stephen King’s fiction

COCO D’HONT

 

Dead is not better: The multiple resurrections of Stephen King’s Revival

JEFFREY ANDREW WEINSTOCK

 

Roll on two: Ambiguous energies in Stephen King’s The Shining, The Green Mile and Revival

HELENA BACON

 

‘It’ before It: Stephen King and the abhuman from Carrie to The Shining

CARL H. SEDERHOLM

 

From capes to tuffskin jeans: Stephen King’s vampires and 1980s angst

KATHLEEN BLUMREICH AND CORINNA MCLEOD

 

‘We lie best when we lie to ourselves’: Stephen King’s It and the horrors of nostalgia

KRISTEN MILLER HILL