Divine Horror: Essays on the Cinematic Battle Between the Sacred and Diabolical
Marlboro Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies
Cynthia J. Miller and A. Bowdoin Van Riper (Editors)
Publication, Publisher or Distributor
McFarland & Company
Editors, Miller and van Riper, bring together a work of essays that explore fifty years of the horror genre in which manifestations of the profane or sacred play an important role. This book explores the representation of the war between good and evil. Examining the archetypes of good and evil in films such as The Omen (1976), The Exorcist (1973) and Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968), and popular franchises like Hellraiser and Hellboy and cult films such as God Told Me To (1976), Thirst (2009) and Frailty (2001).