The Resource Candyman, Jon Towlson

Candyman, Jon Towlson

Label
Candyman
Title
Candyman
Statement of responsibility
Jon Towlson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When Candyman was released in 1992, Roger Ebert gave it his thumbs up, remarking that the film was "scaring him with ideas and gore, rather than just gore." Indeed, Candyman is almost unique in 1990s horror cinema in that it tackles its sociopolitical themes head on. As critic Kirsten Moana Thompson has remarked, Candyman is "the return of the repressed as national allegory": the film's hook-handed killer of urban legend embodies a history of racism, miscegenation, lynching, and slavery, "the taboo secrets of America's past and present."
Member of
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Towlson, Jon
Dewey number
791.43/72
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1997.2.C3585
LC item number
T69 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Devil's advocates
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Horror films
  • Rose, Bernard
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Barker, Clive
  • Horror films
  • Motion picture producers and directors
Label
Candyman, Jon Towlson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references(Pages 128-132)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
133 pages
Isbn
9781911325543
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1004760428
  • (OCoLC)on1004760428
Label
Candyman, Jon Towlson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references(Pages 128-132)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
133 pages
Isbn
9781911325543
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1004760428
  • (OCoLC)on1004760428

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