Invasion of the Body Snatchers by Barry Keith GrantInvasion of the Body Snatchers by Barry Keith Grant

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

byBarry Keith Grant

Paperback | October 22, 2010

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With its paranoid plot of alien duplicates replacing average American folk, Invasion of the Body Snatchers was the first horror film to locate the monstrous in the everyday. Barry Keith Grant's comprehensive study traces the film's production and reception history, and explores themes of genre, communism and conformity and gender.
BARRY KEITH GRANT is ?Professor of Film Studies and Popular Culture at Brock University, Ontario, Canada. He is the author of Film Genre: From Iconography to Ideology (2007), Voyages of Discovery: The Cinema of Frederick Wiseman (1992), co-author with Steve Blandford and Jim Hillier of The Film Studies Dictionary (2001), co-author with...
Title:Invasion of the Body SnatchersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 7.48 × 5.31 × 0.3 inPublished:October 22, 2010Publisher:British Film InstituteLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1844572781

ISBN - 13:9781844572786

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Acknowledgments.- 1 Popcorn and Podsnappery.- 2 Pod People.- 3 The Siegel Question.- 4 Roots and Tendrils.- 5 Politics of the Pods.- 6 The Meaning of Fear.- 7 Bad Seeds.- Notes.- Credits.- Bibliography.