Examining Sleepaway Camp
An Unauthorized Dissection of the Cult Horror Series
Publisher Smashwords, CreateSpace
Genre Non-fiction film essays
Format E-book, Print
Word count 26,705
About In this unauthorized book, author Troy H. Gardner casts an analytical eye on the Sleepaway Camp series, a horror franchise that has amassed a cult following.
Gardner calls upon a variety of film theory techniques to examine the iconic Angela Baker. Essays include close readings of the films, the Final Girl trope, the roles of water and the camp setting, character studies of Ricky and Judy, the horredy trend, and many more.
This fun collection is perfect for any Sleepaway Camp fan, film theorist, or horror lover.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ "Not since The Skeleton Crew Horror Podcast explored this franchise have I ever seen such a great dissection of the series! This is an absolute must and I loved it! " — Amazon customer
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ "Brilliance! What a great psychological breakdown of the Sleepaway Camp films! Troy H. Gardner completely dissects the character of Angela Baker, giving us a glimpse into the mind of madness. I highly recommend this book to anyone looking for a great read!" — Amazon customer