FOLK HORROR BIBLIOGRAPHY
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Fisher, Mark. The Weird and the Eerie. Repeater, 2017.
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Harmes, Marcus K. ‘The Seventeenth Century on Film: Patriarchy, Magistracy, and Witchcraft in British Horror Films, 1968-1971’. Canadian Journal of Film Studies 22:2, 2013, pp. 64-80.
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Heholt, Ruth. ‘The Hammer House of Cornish Horror: The Inversion of Imperial Gothic in The Plague of the Zombies and The Reptile’, in Gothic Britain: Dark Places in the Provinces and Margins of the British Isles, edited by William Hughes and Ruth Heholt. University of Wales Press, 2018, pp. 195-210.
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Holloway, Julian. ‘Spiritual Embodiment and Sacred Rural Landscapes’, in Country Visions, edited by Paul Cloke. Harlow: Pearson, 2003a, pp. 158–75.
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Hughes, William. ‘“A strange kind of evil”: Superficial Paganism and False Ecology in The Wicker Man’, in Ecogothic, edited by Andrew Smith and William Hughes. Manchester: University of Manchester Press, 2013, pp. 58-71.
Hunt, Leon. ‘Necromancy in the UK: Witchcraft and the Occult in British Horror’, in British Horror Cinema, edited by Stevev Chibnall and Julian Petley. London: Routledge, 2002, pp. 82-98.
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Hutton, Ronald. The Triumph of the Moon: A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.
Ingham, Howard David. We Don’t Go Back: A Watcher’s Guide to Folk Horror. Swansea: Room 207 Press, 2018.
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Johnston, Derek. Haunted Seasons: Television Ghost Stories for Christmas and Horror For Halloween. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
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Keetley, Dawn. ‘Calibre: New Folk Horror?’, Horror Homeroom, February 6, 2019.
—. ‘Eden Lake: Folk Horror for a Disenchanted World’. Horror Homeroom, December 16, 2015.
—. ‘The Other Side of the Door and Wake Wood: Folk Horror and Grief’. Horror Homeroom, May 29, 2016.
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Koch, Evelyn. “The Eerie English Landscape in Literature and Film.” University of Bayreuth: MA Thesis.
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Krzywinska, Tanya. ‘Lurking beneath the Skin: British Pagan Landscapes in Popular Cinema’, in Cinematic Countrysides, edited by Robert Fish. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2007, pp. 75-90.
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Owens, Rebekah. Macbeth. Leighton Buzzard: Auteur, 2017.
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Spooner, Catherine. ‘“Dark, and cold, and rugged is the North”: Regionalism, Folklore and Elizabeth Gaskell’s “Northern Gothic”’, in Gothic Britain: Dark Places in the Provinces and Margins of the British Isles, edited by William Hughes and Ruth Heholt. University of Wales Press, 2018, pp. 27-43.
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