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    Month: January 2021

    Do not read the Latin: Latin as satanic signifier in supernatural horror cinema

    An article by Nicholas Banner in the Classical Receptions Journal “This article examines the tropological use of the Latin language to evoke the diabolical in supernatural horror cinema. When Latin is intoned in a suitably Gothic context, horror-savvy audiences have every reason to foresee the Devil and his minions arriving in short order, and are rarely […]