Kooyman, Ben Books

Dr. Ben Kooyman completed his Ph.D. on Shakespeare, film and self-fashioning at Flinders University, South Australia. He is currently a Language and Learning Adviser at the University of South Australia. Recent publications in the field of horror cinema include essays on Stuart Gordon, John Landis, and Masters of Horror; Eli Roth’s Hostel Part II and Karyn Kusama’s Jennifer’s Body; and film adaptations of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.

Directorial Self-Fashioning in American Horror Cinema: Geroge A. Romero, Wes Craven, Rob Zombie, Eli Roth and the masters of Horror
2014 0-7734-0088-5
“An informative yet entertaining look into one of the most popular forms of global culture, the American Horror Film...Dr. Kooyman looks at the filmmaking environment and through his top-notch research logically lays out his conclusions on how some of the most popular and culturally significant directors negotiate authorial identities within the global environment.”
-Professor Danny Shipka, Oklahoma State University