One of the greatest films ever to be made in Scotland, "The Wicker Man" immediately garnered a cult following on its release for its intense, discomforting atmosphere and shocking denouement. "The Quest for The Wicker Man" explores the roots of this powerful, enduring film in the folklore and pagan beliefs that inspired it. With contributors including "The Wicker Man"'s director Robin Hardy, it is sure to be a thorough and informative read for all fans of this indispensable horror masterpiece.
|Title||The Quest for the Wicker Man|
|Subtitle||Historical, Folklore and Pagan Perspectives|
|Author||Benjamin Franks, Stephen Harper, Jonathan Murray, Lesley Stevenson|
|Author Bio||Benjamin Franks is a lecturer in Social and Political Philosophy at the University of Glasgow. Stephen Harper's special interest is in media representations of mental health and gender studies; he is a lecturer in Media Studies at the University of Glasgow. Jonathan Murray teaches in the Centre for Visual and Cultural Studies at Edinburgh College of Art. Lesley Stevenson is a lecturer in Tourism and Leisure at Liverpool Hope University College.|
|BIC Subject||Film theory & criticism|
|BISAC Subject||PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / History & Criticism|