Joss Whedon Vs. The Horror Tradition : The Production of Genre in Buffy and Beyond
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Joss Whedon Vs. The Horror Tradition

Although ostensibly presented as “light entertainment,” the work of writer-director-producer Joss Whedon takes much dark inspiration from the horror genre to create a unique aesthetic and perform a cultural critique. Featuring monsters, the undead, as well as drawing upon folklore and fairy tales, his many productions both celebrate and masterfully repurpose the traditions of horror for their own means. Woofter and Jowett's collectio...