Image from the film "Shivers": A man and a girl are in the an elevator. The man is smelling the girl's hair. There is a body half-seen on the floor.

FURTHER READING: Concrete Maternality: On Late Capitalism and High Rise Horror

Thank you all who attended the Miskatonic New York lecture “Concrete Maternality: On Late Capitalism and High Rise Horror” with Émilie von Garan. Please find below a list of reading materials for your further edification.

  • Agrest, Diana, Patricia Conway, and Leslie Weisman. The Sex of Architecture. New York: Harry N. Abrams. 1996.
  • Bakhtin, Mikhail. Rabelais and His World. Translated by Helene Iswolsky. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1984.
  • Bataille, Georges. Erotism: Death & Sensuality. San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1962.
  • Bogira, Steve. “They Came in Through the Bathroom Mirror: A Murder in the Projects.” Chicago Reader. September 3 1987.
  • Bogira, Steve. “How a Story About the Horrors of Housing Projects Became Part of a Horror Movie.” Chicago Reader. March 14 2014.
  • Borden, Iain, Jane Rendell, and Barbara Penner. Gender Space Architecture: An Interdisciplinary Introduction. London: Routledge, 2002.
  • Briefel, Aviva, and Sianne Ngai. “‘How Much Did You Pay for This Place?’ Fear, Entitlement, and Urban Space in Bernard Rose’s Candyman.” Camera Obscura 13.1, (1996): 69-91.
  • Clover, Carol J. Men, Women, and Chain Saws: Gender in the Modern Horror Film. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1992.
  • Creed, Barbara. The Monstrous-Feminine: Film, Feminism, Psychoanalysis. London: Routledge, 1993.
  • Donaldson, Lucy Fife. “‘The Suffering Black Male Body and the Threatened White Female Body’: Ambiguous Bodies in Candyman.” The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies 9 (2011): 32.
  • Dreier, Peter. “Reagan’s Legacy: Homelessness in America.” National Housing Institute. Shelterforce Online, 135. (2004).
  • Fisher, Mark. Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative? London: Zero Books, 2009.
  • Grant, Barry Keith, Ed. The dread of difference: gender and the horror film. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2015.
  • Hackworth, Jason. “Progressive Activism in a Neoliberal Context: The case of Efforts to Retain Public Housing in the United States.” Studies in Political Economy 75.1 (2005): 29-51.
  • Hackworth, Jason. The Neoliberal City: Governance, Ideology, and Development in American Urbanism. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007.
  • Harvey, David. A Brief Introduction to Neoliberalism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.
  • Hester-Williams, Kim D. “NeoSlaves: Slavery, Freedom, and African American Apotheosis in Candyman, The Matrix, and The Green Mile.” Genders 40 (2004): 3-43.
  • Hoeveler, Diane Long. “The Postfeminist Filmic Female Gothic Detective: Reading then Bodily Text in Candyman.” Postfeminist Gothic (2007): 99.
  • Holland, Sharon Patricia, and Donald E. Pease. Raising the Dead: Readings of Death and (Black) Subjectivity. Duke University Press, 2000.
  • Jameson, Fredric. Postmodernism, or, the cultural logic of late capitalism. Durham: Duke University Press, 1991.
  • Jencks, Charles. The Language of Post-Modern Architecture. London: Academy Editions, 1977.
  • Kristeva, Julia. Powers of Horror. Translated by Leon S. Roudiez. New York: Columbia University Press, 1982.
  • Kuhn, Andrea. ““What’s the Matter, Trevor? Scared of Something?” Representing the Monstrous-Feminine in Candyman’.” Erfurt Electronic Studies in English (2000).
  • Lico, Gerard Rey. “Architecture and Sexuality: The Politics of Gendered Space.” Humanities Diliman: A Philippine Journal of Humanities 2.1 (2001)
  • Robin R Means Coleman. Horror Noire: Blacks in American Horror Films from the 1890s to Present. Taylor and Francis, 2013.
  • Sanjek, David. “Dr. Hobbes’s Parasites: Victims, Victimization, and Gender in David Cronenberg’s” Shivers”.” Cinema Journal (1996): 55-74.
  • Soare, Monica. “The Return of the Female Gothic: The Career-Woman-In-Peril-Thriller.” In Situating the Feminist Gaze and Spectatorship in Postwar Cinema. Ed. Marcelline Block. Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2009): 88-98.
  • Stallybrass, Peter, and Allon White. The Politics and Poetics of Transgression. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1986.
  • Sharpe, Christina Elizabeth. In the Wake: on Blackness and Being. Duke University Press, 2016
  • Stephens, Laura Anne. “An Exploration of Sexual Transgression and Psychological Transformation in David Cronenberg’s Shivers (1975).” Film Matters 3.1 (2012): 20-24.
  • Ussher, Jane M. Managing the Monstrous Feminine: Regulating the Reproductive Body. New York: Psychology Press, 2006.
  • Zizek, Slavoj. Enjoy Your Symptom!: Jacques Lacan in Hollywood and Out. London: Routledge, 2013.