Haunted Seasons: Television Ghost Stories for Christmas and Horror for Halloween

Springer
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This book explores the literary and cultural history behind certain Christmas and Halloween traditions, and examines the way that they have moved into broadcasting. It demonstrates how these horror traditions have become more domestic and personal, and how they provide a necessary seasonal pause for reflection on our fears.
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About the author

Derek Johnston is Lecturer in Broadcast Literacy at Queen's University, Belfast, UK. His research focuses on British broadcasting history and on the history of genres such as science fiction and horror, particularly where the two combine.

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Publisher
Springer
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Published on
Aug 10, 2015
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Pages
192
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ISBN
9781137298959
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Language
English
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Genres
Literary Criticism / Children's & Young Adult Literature
Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Social Science / Children's Studies
Social Science / General
Social Science / Media Studies
Social Science / Sociology / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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