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"As beautiful as a butterfly?" Monstrous cockroach nature and the horror film

 

Robin Murray

Robin L. Murray has co-authored four books with Joseph K. Heumann: Ecology and Popular Film: Cinema on the Edge (SUNY Press 2009), That’s All Folks?: The Ecology of the American Animated Feature (U Nebraska Press 2011), Gunfight at the Eco-Corral: Western Cinema and the Environment (U Oklahoma Press 2012), and Film and Everyday Ecodisasters (U Nebraska Press 2014). They are currently working on a manuscript exploring monstrous nature. They also maintain an ecocinema and film genre blog: http://ecocinema.blogspot.com/ .