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Skin Shows Gothic Horror and the Technology of MonstersIn this examination Gothic Horror PDFEPUB #227 of the monster as cultural object Judith Halberstam offers a rereading of the monstrous that revises our view of the Gothic Moving from the nineteenth century and the works of Shelley Stevenson Stoker and Wilde to contemporary horror film exemplified by such Skin Shows PDFEPUB or movies as Silence of the Lambs Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Candyman Skin Shows understands the Gothic as a versatile technology a means of producing monsters that is constantly being rewritten by historically and cultural.