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2 Willow Road
Benjamin Franklin House
Burgh House
Charles Dickens Museum
Dr Johnson's House
Emery Walker's House
Fenton House and Garden
Freud Museum
Handel & Hendrix in London
Hogarth's House
John Wesley's House
Keats House Museum
Kelmscott House
Stephens House and Gardens
01 October - 05 November 2018
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PROJECTIONS: Women in Horror Films

 

The horror genre in film follows from the literary tradition established by Edgar Allan Poe, Bram Stoker and Mary Shelley, eliciting physiological and psychological reactions through suspense, gore, the macabre and the supernatural. Horror films transfix and terrify audiences in equal measure, unfailingly achieving suspension of disbelief because fear is a universal emotion.

 

Via Freud, Kristeva, Lacan and Laing's theories, we can explore the proposition that the horror genre affords us an indispensable language for approaching the complex dimensions of feminine subjectivity.

 

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Freud Museum