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Blaxploitation Horror Films: Generic Reappropriation or Reinscription?

From: Cinema Journal
39, Number 2, Winter 2000
pp. 31-50 | 10.1353/cj.2000.0001

Abstract

The intersection of racial identity and narrative structure in blaxploitation horror films produced a potential critique of both social and generic racism, as well as a significant variation in how the genre classically figures normality and monstrosity.