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Surgical Horrors: The Operated Body in Horror Film and Literature

Severed arms, brain surgery and sutured organs have been important sources of popular horror fiction for over 200 years

From Frankenstein and Dr Moreau to Reanimator and The Human Centipede, surgical horrors continue to fascinate us with freakish operations and corporeal spectacles. This special Halloween event stitches together a grotesque body of texts to explore a grisly tradition of the operated body in film and literature through film clips, props & more...


Professor Ian Conrich | talks | www


Date and Time:

31 October 2013 at 6:30 pm


2 hours



Old Operating Theatre, Museum & Herb Garret
9a St Thomas' Street
020 7188 2679

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To book, please contact 020 7188 2679 or email curator@thegarret.org.uk

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