The story, as I recall it, is that the author Carol J. Clover was challenged to watch final girl.
Expanding on her essay on the Slasher films that had been popular during the 80s, she then added chapters on the Rape Revenge Films of the late 70s and Early 80s and a chapter on Occult/ Possession films of the same era. I found the second chapter as interesting as the first, but the last one kind of fell flat when I read it.
What is interesting about the book is that it was read widely by horror fans, and it changed the way horror films were viewed by many non-fans.
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