Horror Studies   —   Volume 4

4.1 Spring 2013

Michael Bintley, The Old English Andreas as Urban Horror Narrative

Ross Hagen, A Warning to England: Monstrous Births, Teratology, and Feminine Power in Elizabethan Broadside Ballads

Anthony Camara, Nature Unbound: Cosmic Horror in Algernon Blackwood’s ‘The Willows’

Kevin Clifton, Unraveling Hitchcock’s Rope

Laura Mee, The Re-Rape and Revenge of Jennifer Hills: I Spit on Your Grave

Jonathan Newell, Gleefully Gory: The Aesthetics of Horror and Michael Slade’s Ghoul

Donald L. Anderson, How the Horror Film Broke Its Promise: Hyperreal Horror and Ruggero Deodato’s Cannibal Holocaust

Mark Featherstone, Coito Ergo Sum: Serbian Sadism and Global Capitalism in A Serbian Film

4.2 Autumn 2013

Special Issue, Paranormal Television
Guest-Edited by Drew Beard

Drew Beard, Introduction: Paranormal TV

L. Andrew Cooper, Demon Media: Horrific Representations of the Transformative Global Image 

Murray Leeder, Ghostwatch and the Haunting of Media

Lisa Schmidt, Television: Horror’s ‘Original’ Home

Sarah Juliet Lauro and Catherine Paul, ‘Make Me Believe!’: Ghost-Hunting Technology and the Postmodern Fantastic

Karen J. Renner, Negotiations of Masculinity in American Ghost-Hunting Reality Television

Andrew Zolides, The Truth is in Their Faces: MTV’s Fear and the Rise of ‘Personal Affect’ in Paranormal Horror


Portraiture and British Gothic Fiction: The Rise of Picture Identification, by Kamilla Elliott, reviewed by M. Anne Young

European Nightmares: Horror Cinema in Europe since 1945, edited by Patricia Allmer, Huxley David and Emily Brick, reviewed by Andrew Dorman

TV Horror: Investigating the Dark Side of the Small Screen, by Lorna Jowett and Stacey Abbott, reviewed by David McWilliam