Verfasserarchiv | Katharina Lingen

Monstrous Sex: The Verge of a Pornographic Turn? Bending, Breaking, Penetrating the Rules

Filmic horror narratives traditionally evoke a restless pursuit to locate the other, not only in the mutilating predator, but also in its sexually active and thus doomed victim. In the recent history of horror film, however, this ‘sex-equals-death’ condition has been progressively subverted. Drawing on the notion of ‘body genres’ and Monster Theory, the article […]