Friday, 13 December 2013

Torture Porn Review @ The Gothic Imagination

an excellent defence of torture porn that manages to contain all the debates surrounding this umbrella term and still provide a number of interesting, original and influential propositions. Covering forty-five key texts plus many less well-known ones, this book is the first port of call for anyone with a serious interest in torture porn - See more at: http://www.gothic.stir.ac.uk/reviews/steve-joness-torture-porn-reviewed-by-xavier-aldana-reyes/#sthash.F7FwoCEp.dpuf
 
Xavier Aldana Reyes has reviewed my book Torture Porn for The Gothic Imagination

“[A]n excellent defence of torture porn that manages to contain all the debates surrounding this umbrella term and still provide a number of interesting, original and influential propositions. Covering forty-five key texts plus many less well-known ones, this book is the first port of call for anyone with a serious interest in torture porn…it will most definitely stand as a landmark study of this phenomenon. Its conclusions resonate more widely in the field of Horror Studies, as the discussions push the boundaries of what we understand as extreme or indecent”



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Struggling for gift ideas? Torture Porn: Popular Horror After Saw is the perfect seasonal present. Packed with cheery discussion of abduction, press bigotry and hardcore porn, this book is the perfect stocking filler. Guaranteed to get the whole family into the festive spirit.

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